Support for alternate data streams in NtCreateFile?

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon Sep 12 08:05:04 CDT 2011

Frédéric Delanoy <frederic.delanoy at> writes:

> Hi,
> What is the support status of (NTFS) names streams in wine?
> I only see include/winnt.h:4788:#define FILE_NAMED_STREAMS 0x00040000
> but it doesn't seem to be used anywhere else in the code.
> (there's probably no possible translation in most filesystems)

It's kind of supported, by simply not doing anything special and
creating separate files.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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