Dos unit on Unix

Frank Heckenbach ih8mj at
Sat Feb 21 17:44:13 CET 2004

david at wrote:

> qq88n at wrote:
> [snip]
> > 
> > Because MyFavoriteShot.jpg became MyFavori.jpg after
> > dos's FSplit.
> If it was returning a DOS 8.3 filename, shouldn't you see
> something like MyFavo~1.jpg?

That's what would happen when using a Dos file system
(also under Linux when mounted as plain FAT instead of
VFAT or so ...). But that wasn't the problem. FSplit seems
to work right, just the results were truncated because
the strings (passed as var parameters for the results)
were too small.


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