Translation of \\foo\bar links into smb://foo/bar links
thiago.macieira at kdemail.net
Tue Jan 18 00:19:39 GMT 2005
Jason Keirstead wrote:
>Where would I look for the code that handles default consatruction of
> URLs in kurl.cpp?
>Namely, I am looking for the code that would turn a URL like this:
That's not a URL.
That's a valid URL to / on server "Server\Share", using protocol file. It
is not what you want.
>I know that it doesn't know what it is so it is defaulting to file, but
> I hoped I could change the default for URLs that start with \\ to be
> smb://. This would make KDE much more compatible in a Windows-centric
> office, where people often send emails with links to SMB shares in
file://hostname/ is redirected to another protocol, defaulting to smb. So
automatically file://servername/sharename goes to
That happens at kioslave level, not KURL.
>I tried finding the right code, and ended up with the patch below, but
> it does not seem to suffice. I think I need to do something else in the
> paseURL function, but I really got lost in there. Any pointers?
I don't like it.
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