wine and asyncronous file i/o

Martin Fuchs martin-fuchs at
Tue Nov 26 12:28:36 CST 2002

> Would the patch below satisfy your needs? It will call the completion
> function with SUCCESS if any data was read (case (b)) and with EOF
> otherwise. Thinking about it, this is also consistent with the EOF
> conditions I've seen elsewhere (and my previous attempt wasn't:-().
> This does still not fix the fact that ReadFileEx() doesn't detect EOF
> right away. I hope that is ok - I would really like to postpone the
> error handling of ReadFileEx() to the async handler unless it really
> breaks stuff. Inserting such code in ReadFileEx (andf ReadFile()?) would
> be a lot of hassle and possibly break IO on non-regular files.

Yes. Now my program does read the files without problems under wine.
Contradicting to the real windows environment overlapped file i/o is not very 
fast, but at least it works.  :-)

Thank's for your effort to find a solution for my litte problem.

Martin Fuchs
martin-fuchs at

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