[squeak-dev] FileDirectory fails

K K Subbu kksubbu.ml at gmail.com
Sun Jun 14 08:36:29 UTC 2020

On 14/06/20 1:50 pm, Marcel Taeumel wrote:
>  > On Windows, you need a triple (drive, dirname, entry).
> You could treat the "drive" as part of the "dirname", just like the 
> leading "/" on Unix for the root path. The drive letter itself could be 
> treated as a directory. Cygwin does this already (/cygdrive/c/...)
> On Windows UNC paths  can be used to denote the "root" in a similar fashion:
>   \\?\C:\...
> So, every path that begins with "\\" can be treated as root.

Yes. With UNC, Windows paths may also be treated as (container, entry) 
pairs. This would be handled in the Windows FilePlugin.

Regards .. Subbu

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