[Win32utils-devel] [ win32utils-Feature Requests-2811 ] Add UNC support to file / dir

Daniel Berger djberg96 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 20:45:43 EST 2005


zdennis wrote:

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>>Feature Requests item #2811, was opened at 2005-11-10 15:17
>>You can respond by visiting: 
>>http://rubyforge.org/tracker/?func=detail&atid=414&aid=2811&group_id=85
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>>Category: None
>>Group: None
>>Status: Open
>>Resolution: None
>>Priority: 3
>>Submitted By: graham foster (fosterg2)
>>Assigned to: Nobody (None)
>>Summary: Add UNC support to file / dir
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>>Initial Comment:
>>I'd like to see win32 support for UNC's on the file management level, i.e. FileUtils for Windows
>>Enable UNC support for the following (with recursive options please)
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>>directory delete
>>file delete
>>file copy
>>directory copy
>>file move
>>directory move
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>>Another option would be to add a 'map to driveletter' method (as once done, the existing FileUtils module works OK.)
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>>Not sure is this should be a win32 request or a FileUtils request??
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>I believe I have the code to utilize WIN32OLE to handle the map-to-drive 
>letter. If Daniel is interested I can submit it for review...
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>Zach
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Actually, I just realized that win32.c already defines File.unlink and 
Dir.rmdir separately, so I'm not sure why they would fail (within 
FileUtils), so that's not a Ruby specific issue I don't think

Zach, please submit your code for review.

Thanks,

Dan


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