[jcifs] detecting imported shares

Michael B Allen mballen at erols.com
Sat Mar 2 04:16:40 EST 2002

On Fri, 1 Mar 2002 12:04:27 -0000
"Simon Gornall" <simon at s-a-l-t.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Is it possible using JCIFS to map a name like 'E:\path\to\file' to
> '//machine/share/path/to/file', assuming that E: is a drive that's been
> network-mapped ?

You mean DFS? No. That requires additional network processing that will
probably not be implemented (by me) for some time. It wasn't even in
todo.txt but I'll add it.

> For the client part of a client-server system, it would be very useful to
> know that E: on this machine was the same as G: on that machine, so two
> filenames actually refer to the same physical file... When you do a
> drag'n'drop you only get the E: bit :-(
> Cheers,
>     Simon.

May The Source be with you.

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