Thread: long filenames

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    long filenames

    I have to make a program to handle filenames longer than 8 characters.
    How can i do it using TURBO C++ (ver3.0)?
    please help.

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    Get a better compiler

    Or settle down to a long exercise of reading the disk at a low level (for a file system which your old compiler knows nothing about) and lots of reading of M$ manuals which "document" the internal details of how long filenames are stored.
    If you dance barefoot on the broken glass of undefined behaviour, you've got to expect the occasional cut.
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    Thanks Dude..

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