File System Services (64-Bit) runs on top of a message layer that DFS, Semantic Agents, and NSS developers use, and it hides partial path resolution and deprecated functions like reverse name mapping, which are needed for DFS and backward compatibility.
Are you wondering why Novell® is exposing yet another set of file system interfaces for NetWare®? Because this set of interfaces provides the following features:
Handles files greater than 4GB
Enables Unicode* file names
Provides SMP-safe interfaces
Improves interfaces for transactions
Supports logical volumes, symbolic links, and junctions
This guide contains the following sections:
This guide is intended for CLib, NLM, and NKS (LibC) developers and provides complete access to the file system.
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