unixfs.dll: shell namespace extension for the unix filesystem

Mike Hearn mike at navi.cx
Wed Feb 23 07:52:11 CST 2005

On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 14:20:09 +0100, Michael Jung wrote:
> Currently, unixfs is registered as a virtual folder appearing directly at 'My 
> Computer'. Winecfg uses SHBrowseForFolder, but it will also appear in 
> open/save-as dialogs. Would this be ok?

Well exactly, I'm not sure we want it in the open/save dialogs, otherwise
if / is mapped anywhere the user will try and pick items from it, and
loading will fail. 

The right way to do this sort of stuff long term IMHO is to redesign the
open/save dialogs so they don't expose drive letters to the user at all,
and instead take the approach GTK+ has taken (home directory/device

For now I'm not sure how to suppress it. Hmmm.

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