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- From: "Bernard A Badger" <bab at vx dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 11:59:51 -0400
- Subject: dir \\.\c:\
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf
> Of Chris January
> Subject: Re: Accessing filenames with different charsets
> > > What about filenames longer than MAX_PATH? Those can only be accessed
> > > "\\.\<path>" and unicode file functions...
> > >
> > What is "\\.\<path>"? Doesn't work for me:
> > dir \\.\
> > The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
> OT, but try this instead:
> dir \\.\c:\
So what _is_ it? It doesn't seem like a legitimate UNC name.
It doesn't match \\Host\share\dir\dir2\.
dir \\%COMPUTERNAME%\c:\ doesn't work either.
(Sorry if this is too OT.)
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