Fix for MoveFileExA

Gerhard W. Gruber sparhawk at
Wed Jan 30 12:49:04 CST 2002

On Wed, 30 Jan 2002 10:21:57 -0800 (PST), Francois Gouget <fgouget at>

>   Only Alexandre has commit access to the CVS. To submit code for
>inclusion in Wine you should post a 'diff -u' patch to
>'wine-patches at'. There everyone will be able to review it and
>Alexandre will apply it if he thinks it's ok. The Wine Developpers Guide
>has slightly more detailed instructions:

Thanks for the link. I would have thought it a bit weird anyway if anybody
would have write access to such a big project. :)

>   You can also post your patch to wine-devel if you want help. There we
>can all discuss what 'the right fix' is :-)

Basically it is just the question if there is a file where global names or
variables are collected. I don't know if such a thing exists, but I think it
has to because I guess that certain parameters like the command line switches
have to be available almost anywhere.

>   I believe that Windows stores the list of files to move/delete
>somewhere in the registry. We should probably do the same... It seems
>that adding keys in the registry would be better than creating new files
>in any case.

OK. I take a look at how windows handles this. Of course it is a better way to
do it the way, windows handles it to be as compatible to the original as

Actually I would have preferred to start with a different function, but then I
thought this functions is nice and easy to start working on wine. :) It's a
bit complex. :)

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