Returns clean pathname of self with consecutive slashes and useless dots removed. The filesystem is not accessed.
If consider_symlink is true, then a more conservative algorithm is used to avoid breaking symbolic linkages. This may retain more .. entries than absolutely necessary, but without accessing the filesystem, this can’t be avoided. See #realpath.
# File lib/pathname.rb, line 306 def cleanpath(consider_symlink=false) if consider_symlink cleanpath_conservative else cleanpath_aggressive end end