More Vacation backlog

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Thu Jan 15 16:07:39 CST 2004

>>>>> "Alexandre" == Alexandre Julliard <julliard at> writes:

    Alexandre> Uwe Bonnes <bon at> writes:
    >> appended patch opens the devicefile connected to a drive as connected
    >> by the user in ~/.wine/config [Drive X] "Device" = "/dev/yyy".  The
    >> appropriate action on that file ( read, write, set_file_pointer, ...)
    >> succeed according the the righte the user has on that device.

    Alexandre> The device should be opened like a normal file, using the
    Alexandre> create_file request. Then there wouldn't be any need to
    Alexandre> change the server device object (which is a nasty hack that
    Alexandre> should be removed).


Do I understand your last sentence right?

server/device.c should disapear?

It will probably take some time until I understand the implications.

Uwe Bonnes                bon at

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