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Q about RtlGenerate8dot3Name

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
I assume the function RtlGenerate8dot3Name generates a short filename from a
long one but what is the argument Context for?

>NTSYSAPI
>VOID
>NTAPI
>RtlGenerate8dot3Name (
> IN PUNICODE_STRING Name,
> IN BOOLEAN AllowExtendedCharacters,
> IN OUT PGENERATE_NAME_CONTEXT Context,
> OUT PUNICODE_STRING Name8dot3
>);

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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    This routine just generates names. It is up to the caller to determine if
    the name is UNIQUE. If it isn't the caller may call again; the context
    value essentially tells this routine how to generate the NEXT possible 8.3
    name for the given file.

    Regards,

    Tony Mason
    Consulting Parner
    OSR Open Systems Resources, Inc.
    http://www.osr.com

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    I assume the function RtlGenerate8dot3Name generates a short filename from a

    long one but what is the argument Context for?

    >NTSYSAPI
    >VOID
    >NTAPI
    >RtlGenerate8dot3Name (
    > IN PUNICODE_STRING Name,
    > IN BOOLEAN AllowExtendedCharacters,
    > IN OUT PGENERATE_NAME_CONTEXT Context,
    > OUT PUNICODE_STRING Name8dot3
    >);

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