[Wine] Re: How to determine if file is within the prefix/bottle or not?

jorl17 wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Jun 4 14:30:52 CDT 2010

wolbrink wrote:
> I'd like to put a warning into my application that warns the user if they try to store their document inside the prefix/bottle.  (In other words I want to help the user avoid putting user data under the "drive_c" folder.)
> I know that some folders are redirects, such as C:\Users\{user}\Desktop refers to the Desktop folder in the user's real profile, so this is safe, as well as many other special locations.
> Is there a command-line tool my app can call (running within Wine) that will convert any given path to the native path outside of Wine?

Well, there's winepath (http://wiki.winehq.org/winepath ; don't forget that readlink is always there too).

Additionally, there *is* an internal wine function named http://wiki.winehq.org/winepath as you can see, it lies in kernel32, so it should be adressable...



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