Translation of \\foo\bar links into smb://foo/bar links

David Faure faure at
Tue Jan 18 09:37:40 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 18 January 2005 10:09, Stephan Kulow wrote:
> Am Montag 17 Januar 2005 20:47 schrieb Jason Keirstead:
> > 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?
> The right code are the kurifilters and if you look at the current tests, it 
> says:
>    // Windows style SMB (UNC) URL. Should be converted into the valid smb 
> format...
>    filter( "\\\\mainserver\\share\\file", "smb://mainserver/share/file" , 
> So your feature is already there and it works fine for me.

But only in Konqueror, not in mails or in the file dialog, right?
I think that's the point of the initial mail.

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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