The treatment of a:/foo in cgf's sandbox

Elfyn McBratney
Thu Jul 3 16:56:00 GMT 2003

On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> As it turns out, it is moderately hard to get the DLL to do something like
> 'Treat a:/foo' as ./a:/foo in certain directories'.  So, for now, I've
> fallen back to requiring that if you want to reference something that
> looks like a drive in the current directory, you have to prefix the
> path with ./.  That means that a:/ still has its usual meaning.
> This actually feels right to me.  I wasn't wild about the fact that you
> couldn't access the a: drive via MS-DOS syntax in "special" directories.

This is cool! Although straying, this now give's me proper-looking Maildir's :-)

Is this in the uberbaum repo? :-)


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