[2/3] ntdll: don't treat DOS paths starting with / as Unix paths

Koro webmaster at korosoft.net
Wed Apr 8 18:08:20 CDT 2009

Oleh R. Nykyforchyn wrote:

> I also use wine in somewhat weird way. E.g. I use WinEdt editor under wine to
> edit TeX files, and it can launch Linux executables like latex, xdvi, dvips and so on.
> WinEdt takes native Unix paths when it opens files and then passes them to Linux
> executables. I cannot rely on WinEdt the task to convert Win paths to Unix ones.
> Thus, if this feature is dropped, I will not be able to use such mixed Win-Lin
> environments. I believe that Wine should preserve it present behaviour as default
> and turn on some special treatment of Unix paths (with prefixes etc) on demand,
> possibly on per-application basis. 

Isn't that why WINE has the Z: drive that maps to / anyway?

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