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RE: How to obtain the file length of a file larger th-an 4G in C under NT4.0?

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
But GetFileSize() returns the file size in DWORD-32bit, isn't it.
that restricts it to 4GB..


----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Bunn <[email protected]>
To: NT Developers Interest List <[email protected]>
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2000 11:00 PM
Subject: [ntdev] RE: How to obtain the file length of a file larger th an 4G
in C under NT4.0?

> Both APIs support returning 64bit values -- the Ex version makes it a tad
> easier because it takes a PLARGE_INTEGER, but yes it's only supported on
> Win2K.
> Use GetFileSize() for support on all platforms. Note that Win9x does not
> support files greater than 4GB in size on any of its supported
> Regards,
> Paul Bunn,, 425-644-6000
> Microsoft MVP - WindowsNT/2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bhaava Chaitanya Kancherla [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 04, 2000 8:55 PM
> To: NT Developers Interest List
> Subject: [ntdev] RE: How to obtain the file length of a file larger than 4
> in C under NT4.0?
> If I remember correctly, GetFileSizeEx()(this works for >4GB giles) works
> only on Win2K. Isn't it so?
> Chaitanya
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