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Re: file:/// access in book ch02

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-04-22 02:37:25 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> 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?

I do not know of any official or generally accepted unofficial method exists
for representing an UNC path in an URL.
Thus, I believe the answer is 'unsupported'.


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