unix filenames in notepad
truiken at gmail.com
Fri May 6 02:12:22 CDT 2005
On 5/6/05, William Poetra Yoga H <williampoetra at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Troy Rollo <wine at troy.rollo.name> wrote:
> > On Fri, 6 May 2005 09:10, James Hawkins wrote:
> > > wine wasn't designed to accept unix paths in the apis directly or to
> > > display them in open file dialogs,
> > Linux wasn't designed to run Windows applications either - these things are
> > subject to change.
> Yes, and Windows applications wasn't designed to 'see' Unix paths, whether
> developed on Windows (like WinZip) or on Linux (winemine).
> > > This just adds complexity to an already complex beast. Keep it simple.
> > If it's too complex for *you* then nobody's asking *you* to implement it.
> > It's
> > needed for some uses of WINE, and we have at least one corporate developer
> > and one individual developer who are willing to implement it. This pretty
> > much guarantees something will be implemented whether it's beyond your
> > capabilities or not. The only real question is what is the best *way* to
> > implement it.
> Uh... it's getting hotter here...
> "... one corporate developer ..." hm... ;)
> *If* we're at the very least worried about not having an existing z: drive
> (like with winecfg), I suggest we make z: a default drive for / (or is it
> already implemented??) So if there's already an existing z: symlink in
> ~/.wine/dosdevices, we use that, otherwise imply z: -> /
That's the beauty of it! wineprefixcreate sets z: to point to /
automatically. Of course the user can always change what z: points
to, but / is the default location.
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