Bug activity log

2009-07-25 12:29 Created Workround how Windows treat dots in filenames
Component Core
Severity Enhancement
Comment - Unix treats three and more-characters filenames with dots-only as regular files. Windows treat them the same as ".." (i.e. the parent directory).
- Windows trims trailing dots from filenames.
Comment Related to Bug 45
2009-07-25 12:33 Comment Once dot-only filenames are obscured from Windows, all security checks which hide dot-only filenames from user can be removed.
Status RESOLVED
Implemented in 4.2.3
Resolution FIXED
2009-07-29 09:24 Summary WorkroundWorkaround how Windows treat dots in filenames
Comment Along security checks for slashes in filenames were removed as well.
2009-08-24 13:57 Comment Documented:
https://winscp.net/eng/docs/ui_transfer_custom#filename_modification
2009-10-14 21:08 Implemented in 4.2.3 → 4.2.4
Comment Actually fixed in 4.2.4.
2022-10-03 10:53 Comment Actually fixed in WinSCP 4.2.4.
2022-10-03 10:54 Comment - Unix treats three and more-characters filenames with dots-only as regular files. Windows treat them the same as &'quot;'.."';' (i.e. the parent directory).·  - Windows trims trailing dots from filenames.