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path parsing

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
I am at the begining of trying to port a W9x FSD to NT.
At this point I am just trying to match up features and
functionality between the two environements.

This FSD has somewhat unusual directory semantics. Under
W9x the path parsing and name matching features are a big
help since I have to work with individual path components.

I assume that NT has similar primitives but I am having
trouble finding them...


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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    > I assume that NT has similar primitives but I am having
    > trouble finding them...

    Something like FsRtlDissectName can help you.
    But yes - NT requires each FSD to have its own path traversing - the main
    drawback of NT's IFS interface over UNIX's one.

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