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Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 19:06:20 -0600
To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Cc: xeon AT dacreations DOT cjb DOT net
Subject: Re: LFN on pure DOS
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On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 02:52:51PM -0700, xeon wrote:
> Hi,
> Anybody knows any tools/apps/drivers/tsr's which can allow the use of
> LFN in pure DOS and DJGPP tools compatible? Currently need it to use
> CVS under pure DOS. The one I found is on
> http://saturn.spaceports.com/~dosuser/lfndos.zip, but the link is
> broken.

there's http://taniwha.org/lfn.zip
I think you'll also need http://taniwha.org/djasm.zip to build it (I extended
djasm and I'm not sure which parts have been merged). I'm pretty sure I had it
reading /and/ writing, though I'm not sure about its fat32 support (reading is
ok, but I never got to test the writing). A few things to watch out for: the
short name is a (probably `poor') 48 bit crc of the long name; it's case
sensitive; the short name is inaccessable if there is a long name; the short
name is always uppercase; (most importantly) it MIGHT EAT YOUR DATA :)

Leave others their otherness. -- Aratak

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