Function dunce::source · [−]
Takes any path, and when possible, converts Windows UNC paths to regular paths.
On non-Windows this is no-op.
\\?\C:\Windows will be converted to
\\?\C:\COM will be left as-is (due to a reserved filename).
Use this to pass arbitrary paths to programs that may not be UNC-aware. It’s generally safe to pass UNC paths to legacy programs, because the paths contain a reserved character, so will gracefully fail if used with wrong APIs.
This function does not perform any I/O.
Currently paths with unpaired surrogates aren’t converted even if they
can be due to limitations of Rust’s