KERNEL: [2/2] changed test for FindFirstFileEx (Edited)

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at
Mon Apr 24 18:43:40 CDT 2006

Monday, April 24, 2006, 2:23:31 AM, Konstantin Petrov wrote:
> (Patch edited)
> There were the problem while I advert to dosdevices through WINE. I made the
> test (Windows vs Wine), which shows that in Windows there are available
> dosfiles (such as NUL, COM1, COM2,.., LPT1, ..), and in Wine aren't. The
> characteristic property of these files is that I can advert to them only
> directly. In other cases they are invisible.

> patch for test

> changelog
>         tests/file.c: added test of FindFirstFileA to check correct handling
> of 
> advertments to dosdevices. 

May I ask why such complication? Isn't it easier to create all those COM
LPT, NUL, etc in ~/.wine/dosdevices?

That seems to be a better way to handle this, because that some-what
close to how native does it.

Btw that also will clear all the questions where COM and LPT ports point

Vitaliy Margolen

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