[PATCH] [RFC] Make drive C always a "Local disk"

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Mon Mar 9 16:08:56 CDT 2009

Francois Gouget wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Mar 2009, Ben Klein wrote:
>> This patch should fix 17619 for new wineprefixes and other cases where C: is
>> created. The logic is that C: should never be registered as a network share,
>> which is the issue in 17619. It was suggested as a response to a previous patch
>> that this should be relative to %SYSTEM% or something along those lines, but I
>> believe that C: is a true special case, similar to how A: and B: are always
>> reserved for floppy drives.
> The patch still hardocdes the c: drive so it is incorrect.
> It has been abundantly proven that the system drive is not always the c: 
> drive on Windows (via comments and our conformance test results). So it 
> is not Wine's place to force the user to use c: as the system drive.

It is on vista though, and I suspect later Windows will be as well.

Scott Ritchie

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