[squeak-dev] FileDirectory fails

Marcel Taeumel marcel.taeumel at hpi.de
Sun Jun 14 10:06:35 UTC 2020

> This would be handled in the Windows FilePlugin.

It supports UNC paths already.

Am 14.06.2020 10:36:43 schrieb K K Subbu <kksubbu.ml at gmail.com>:
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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