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Cannot create named stream on file that does not exist

Posted: 08/19/2013 10:27:42
by Andrew Harding (Standard support level)
Joined: 12/07/2012
Posts: 3

With CreateFile(), you can create a named stream on a file that does not previously exist (it creates the file with a default stream of size zero).

CBFS seems to prevents this behavior by first invoking the OnGetFileInfo callback for the filename. Since the file does not exist, the OnGetFileInfo callback of course returns *FileExists = FALSE. CBFS does not follow this call up with a OnCreateFile for the filename, nor for the named stream.

It seems like CBFS should call OnCreateFile for the filename if OnGetFileInfo returns FileExists == FALSE, followed by a call to OnCreateFile for the named stream.
Posted: 08/19/2013 10:39:27
by Eugene Mayevski (Team)

I've moved your question to HelpDesk and we will investigate it within several days.

Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski



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