[fpc-devel] Changing Windows API A routines in SysUtils to W in Windows NT
DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Tue Feb 7 08:35:54 CET 2012
Michael Van Canneyt schrieb:
> As you know, we are very keen on backwards compatibility.
> Are you sure that if a AnsiString filename which contains
> codepage-specific characters is used to open a file, it will still open
> the same file after this patch is applied ?
Win32 filesystems store long filenames in Unicode (UTF-16), I'd not
expect problems in addressing files using UnicodeStrings.
> In particular, does the opening of a DOS-style filename (Program~1\blah)
> still work as it used to ?
I'm not sure, but aren't DOS filenames restricted to the OEM codepage?
There exists no direct correspondence between long filenames and their
8.3 names, which may have any number after "~", depending on the
contents of the directory. Such names never should occur hard-coded in
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