How does it work?If you've ever looked at a disc from a Windoze95 user, then the chances are that you may have seen filenames such as "
LongFiles works in a similar fashion. When you save a file as "
When the filing system needs to be catalogued, LongFiles replaces these filenames with their long filenames. This occurs in the Desktop, and also
in the command line. Any program which uses standard operating system calls (
To do all of this, LongFiles claims several filing system routines to do with creating, examining and listing files. Since not all filing systems suffer from this problem, it is possible to claim individual filing systems. Also, LongFiles maintains an index of the long filenames in a special file called "
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