# Re: file:/// access in book ch02

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_slarge.plus.com>
Date: 2005-04-22 00:24:02 CEST

Max Bowsher wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
>> With FSFS this is no longer true, certainly on Windows. You can
>> specify a UNC path to another machine in the form:
>>
>> file:///\servername/sharename/path/to/repos
>
> Eek. I'm pretty certain that that is a fluke in the way the code came
> together, not a deliberate design decision of any kind whatsoever!

Well I asked the question about how to access UNC paths on the list
(which one - can't remember) and that was the answer that came back.
No-one contradicted it at the time. What is the official way of
accessing a UNC share, or are they unsupported?

Simon

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