Ove Kaaven ovek at
Sun Mar 24 08:04:16 CST 2002

On Sat, 23 Mar 2002, Andreas Mohr wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 08:27:41PM +0100, Enrico Horn wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Ive been trying to get Heroes III to work with wine
> > and I found that it cant load some file it needs
> > because DOSFS_GetFullPathName
> > return the path to that file without the backslash at the end
> > although heroes3 asked for it with a backslash at the end.
> > it asks for .\\DATA\\ and the method returns
> > <path to heroes3>\DATA  <---- missing backslash
> > in the method the last backlash is removed when
> > no driveletter is in the requested pathname.
> > 
> > I'd like to know why this was implemented like this as I
> > cannot understand the reason for it.
> Err, it wasn't implemented like this intentionally, I guess ;)
> I know that there's some trailing \\ problem somewhere,
> and I intended to fix some functions but haven't had enough time yet.
> What you want is finding out which Win32 API function returns this
> string to your program.
> Then either fix it directly in this function, or, if really appropriate,
> fix it in some Wine internal function, and maybe that is actually
> DOSFS_GetFullPathName like you said.

This is Debian bug #101751 (which includes a somewhat ugly patch, it was
submitted to wine-patches, but so far ignored by the wine community).

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