# winex11.drv: send proper file path for drag and drop

Wed Jul 11 16:05:07 CDT 2007

On 7/11/07, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan.jov at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/11/07, Lei Zhang <thestig at google.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Drag and drop currently sends the file path as "\path\to\file" which
> > does not work properly for some applications. This patch converts the
> > file path to a proper Windows file path, i.e. z:\path\to\file.
> >
>
> I'm not sure we should even be trying to do anything special with the
> "text/plain" MIME type like extract a file list: that would generate
> WM_DROPFILES when you drag text into an application.
>
> My patch (http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-cvs/2007-June/033705.html)
> that's already in wine 0.9.40 sends WM_DROPFILES on "text/uri-list"
> like the X file drag spec says. You're probably seeing the badly
> formed paths because both my code and the old code are both building
> CF_HDROP formats, and X11DRV_XDND_SendDropFiles just uses the first
> one in the list. So, the old code needs to go...
>
> Damjan
>
>
>

Ok, I sent a patch to get rid of the old code:

http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-patches/2007-July/041327.html

- Lei