Drive detection stuff
fgouget at free.fr
Fri Mar 4 17:21:26 CST 2005
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005, Andreas Mohr wrote:
> Free space detection is strictly being based on the properties of the
> current "main" partition mapping, as it should be.
> There really isn't any way for Wine to account for a "mysteriously much
> bigger" "special" directory inside the current drive that Wine sees.
Doesn't Windows 2000 and greater let you mount network drives in
arbitrary places in the filesystem (another Microsoft 'invention' I
Note that this is from some fuzzy memories of reading stuff about it,
not that I ever used this functionality myself. If this does indeed
work, then there may be more free disk space in "c:\Program Files" than
in "c:\" and it would be interesting to see how Windows deals with
So can anyone confirm whether I remember right? If yes, how does one do
this kind of mounting and how does Windows deal with them when reporting
the free disk space?
Francois Gouget fgouget at free.fr http://fgouget.free.fr/
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