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bug#7308: [patch] locate under windoze


From: Eduard Wiebe
Subject: bug#7308: [patch] locate under windoze
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 20:54:53 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> > If so, wouldn't it be better to replace backslashes with forward
>> > slashes before the unquote loop?
>> 
>> Hmm. I'm not sure. How about an UNC path ala \\sever\share\path?
>
> No problem, //server/share/path will work.
>
>> If emacs correctly resolve an UNC path with forward slashes so i would
>> agree.
>
> Great.  Then running the file name through convert-standard-filename
> for windows-nt and doing nothing at all for ms-dos should do the
> trick.  (The MSDOS build does not need any changes because the only
> DOS port of GNU Findutils I'm aware of returns file names with forward
> slashes.)

Sorry Eli, but i cannot follow you :-)

If i understand the doc of `convert-standard-filename' correct, then the
function turns slashes to backslashes under MS-Windows instead of other
way around.

Please illuminate me :-)





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