On 30/01/2008, Michael Hanna <email@hidden> wrote:
> Hi there, I've run into a problem with pathnames that have been
> dragged-and-dropped on a window. They are exactly like the paths which
> you'd expect from -fileSystemRepresentation. In Leopard, the pathnames
> from an SMB mount I will get from the Finder are like:
> but in Tiger I would get something like:
> where I'll get the server name and not the volume name.
> I've been hacking these paths to create a UNC path, but on Tiger this
> is impossible because I can't get the Volume name.
> Perhaps there's a better, more general way to create paths in
> Carbon(for instance)? I've tried creating an FSRef, but being very
> Carbon ignorant have just been stabbing in the dark with it. For
> instance, I tried to make an NSURL from CFURLCreateFromFSRef hoping
> that would give me something more general, but that didn't change
Oddly enough, I'm Cocoa ignorant but a bit more Carbon savvy :-)
Actually I've got a Foundation tool that accepts files dragged onto
the application icon. My handler for this accepts an NSURL. All I do
is call the NSURL's "path" method and the path I get is something like
I admit that may be different than your situation but it does seem to
be possible to get the path you are looking for...
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