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From: Paul Shirley <Paul AT no DOT spam DOT please>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: long filenames not available to DJGPP on NT?
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 1997 00:24:10 +0000
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In article <348FE7A8 DOT 46F3 AT tpd DOT tno DOT nl>, Rob Snel <snel AT tpd DOT tno DOT nl> writes
>Thanks for the answer, but it is not completely satisfying me.
>LFN is not implemented the oldway: MSDOS software interrupt but...
>Long filename support IS of course included in the WIN32-API, described
>fairly well AND accesible from terminal applications. Perhaps this API 
>is not applied in DJGPP as yet, but maybe someone implemented a 
>function table or some other work around hopefully?

AFAIK a djgpp program is *not* a Win32 console app, it runs in the DOS
emulator. As such it has no access to any Win32 functions, and its the
DOS emulator that lacks support for long filenames.

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