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From "Brian Havard" <bri...@kheldar.apana.org.au>
Subject RE: [patch 1.3.13] Win32/NW Filesystem '/' override patch
Date Fri, 15 Sep 2000 15:05:29 GMT
On Fri, 15 Sep 2000 07:14:44 -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

>Agreed... I'll revise WIN32 -> HAVE_DRIVE_LETTERS.  As for the
>syntax //server/share/ ... does OS2 share this as well?

Yes, OS/2 does UNC paths too. I think they too originated on DOS though I'm
not certain of that.


>However, NETWARE isn't dosish, exactly, so it still needs its own
>unique case.

yeah, netware has its own server\volume:directory type paths. I didn't
think it actually used drive letters at all but then I've never written an
NLM.



>Am I missing any ports?
>
>Bill
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Brian Havard [mailto:brianh@kheldar.apana.org.au]
>> Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 2:30 AM
>> To: new-httpd@apache.org
>> Subject: Re: [patch 1.3.13] Win32/NW Filesystem '/' override patch
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, 14 Sep 2000 16:30:12 -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> 
>> >This patch:
>> >
>> >  1. incorporates Tim Costello's fix from PR3412 to process the root
>> >     <Directory /> block of any request in Win32/Netware.
>> >
>> >  2. fixes Win32 behavior to accept <Directory //>, 
>> <Directory //server>
>> >     and so on, without actually tripping file system checks 
>> (that would
>> >     be deadly.)
>> >
>> >  3. proposes a similar fix for Netware to process 
>> <Directory server/>,
>> >     <Directory server/vol:>, although I have no idea if it will work
>> >     at this moment.
>> >
>> >Please review (carefully) and comment
>> 
>> Can you use feature macros instead of platform macros like 
>> the existing
>> HAVE_DRIVE_LETTERS? Otherwise I'll have to go through and add "||
>> defined(OS2)" everywhere (OS/2 uses DOSish paths, just like windows).

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