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Manually allocating the minifilter context instead of FltAllocateContext

Alex_FunkyAlex_Funky Member - All Emails Posts: 182
edited October 2020 in NTFSD

Can I allocate the instance context manualy (for example ctx = malloc()) and then set it via FltSetContext, instead of using FltAllocateContext?
Why do I need to use it at all FltAllocateContext()?


  • rod_widdowsonrod_widdowson Member - All Emails Posts: 1,173

    Nope. Its a reference FltMgrObject with a whole bunch of stuff in front of the address you see. You can control the allocation with callbacks.

    What are you trying to achieve. I've done a lot of very whacky things with filter manager over the years and been tempted to do even whackier ones. But never this.

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