Mount of VSS volumes (//?/GLOBALROOT/...) does not work
Mon May 11 21:36:00 GMT 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Hall (Cygwin)
> Sent: Monday, May 11, 2009 16:58
> Subject: Re: Mount of VSS volumes (//?/GLOBALROOT/...) does not work
> Jason Pyeron wrote:
> > Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote on Monday, May 11, 2009 15:07:
> >> Jason Pyeron wrote:
> >>> Sorry, I ignored the list addresses, I always try to
> remove peoples'
> >>> addresses. (any suggestions for outlok 2003?)
> >> <http://home.in.tum.de/~jain/software/outlook-quotefix/>
> >> I don't use Outlook so I can't speak for this but I've
> heard others
> >> on the list mention it.
> > Sorta nice, but still does not let me munge the email
> address, infact
> > it gets all confused on lists. It put cygwin-owner atsign
> > for this email, and it is failing to strip sigs after sig
> dashes. But it quotes mail nicely.
> Sounds like it could use a patch or two. ;-) Maybe someone
> else on this list that uses it would have some ideas.
I offered him a bounty today to OSS it, we shall see.
> >>>>> Hmm, could I get a primmer on where to look to understand more.
> >>>>> I.E. which sources/functions.
> >>> 546&conten t-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup&cvsroot=src>
> >>> Here is the question I am going with: If the path starts
> with \\?\
> >>> don't strip the trailing slash, can this be cost
> effective or only
> >>> cost more in that case?
> >> The real question that comes into play this path
> conversion code is
> >> whether or not any additional check/code is cost effective.
> > Perfectly understood.
> >> This code is called constantly so a change that adds to
> the overhead
> >> of this call is going to be magnified many times, which is
> >> a negative.
> > Has anyone done a branching analysis on it? I have not finished
> > groking it all yet, but there is Allways Room for Improvement(TM).
> I can't say. I haven't. Certainly if there's a way to make
> this faster, easier, and better without any sacrifices, I
> think that would be generally welcome. :-)
We have a new intern starting next week. I think we can take a look at it over
the next few weeks to see what is going on.
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