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bug in latest TC and directory shortcuts to virtual folders

Post by *Nigurrath » 2019-03-20, 11:10 UTC

Hi all
I have a problem with the directory shortcuts (those accessed via ctrl-d) to virtual folders (those exposed by the file-system plugins).

This is the situation

1. go to a virtual folder of a file-system plugin, for example \\\Cloud\GDrive\*shared*\shared-folder\ (btw the access to the GDrive is protected by a TC password, but it doesn't affect the following behaviour)
2. I wish to add the folder to the list of directoty shortcuts, and then I select ctr-d and then “add current dir”.
3. This creates a shortcut of the command “cd \\\Cloud\GDrive\*shared*\shared-folder\”
4. If I use the newly added shortcut it has problems, it doesn’t go to the real destination path, apparently because the cd command doesn’t supports the virtual folders starting with \\\

Moreover, TC tries recursively to go into strange folders creating things such as "c:\My Documents\Dropbox\GDrive\shared-folder" and other strange combinations. Moreover the command ctrl-\ doesn't return to any real drive root. Also the comand alt-f1 and then pressing C returns to a fake folder called "c:\*shared*\shared-folder. The panel is stuck and the only way to resolve is close TC, remove the folder from the tc.ini with a notepad and then restart!!

How can I solve this? Maybe there is already a solution in the program, but it doesn’t come out by default: tc should recognize that the destination folder is a virtual one and then act accordingly.

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Enrico
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Re: bug in latest TC and directory shortcuts to virtual folders

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-03-20, 11:24 UTC

This doesn't work because of the * characters in *shared*. TC interprets this as
cd \\\Cloud\GDrive\
and set wildcards to *shared*\shared-folder\

I will have to use other characters than * in the cloud plugin to avoid this.
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Re: bug in latest TC and directory shortcuts to virtual folders

Post by *Nigurrath » 2019-03-20, 13:37 UTC

indeed I right now switched from *shared* to -shared- and it works. thanks!
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Re: bug in latest TC and directory shortcuts to virtual folders

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-03-21, 09:24 UTC

This only works for subdirs, you can't go to \\Cloud\GDrive\-shared-\
I didn't use -shared- because it's a valid directory name, I will have to use something else.
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Re: bug in latest TC and directory shortcuts to virtual folders

Post by *Nigurrath » 2019-03-21, 12:01 UTC

yes of course, this was a temporary solution for me to work
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Re: bug in latest TC and directory shortcuts to virtual folders

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-03-22, 10:01 UTC

I have created a new beta where I replace the *shared* with <shared>, please try it:
https://www.totalcommander.ch/beta/cloudplugin2.1beta5.zip

Please note that your workaround with dashes will no longer work.
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Re: bug in latest TC and directory shortcuts to virtual folders

Post by *Nigurrath » 2019-03-28, 13:19 UTC

it works. thanks
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