preallocated file size

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Fri Feb 4 13:03:54 GMT 2000

Terry McCoy wrote:
> Hmmm...  I wonder how they handle incomplete file transfers, but
>          that's a potential problem for another day :>)

	I suspect they'll fail on the write to the intended end of
	file, allowing the copy program (in this case file manager,
	~= NT explorer) to stop quickly.  I fear that subsequent
	writes aren't checked...

> Wondering if this is specific to NT or does Win 95/98 behave the same?
> Do you know if this a client side option for NT/98/95?

	No, but I can find out on the weekend about 95.

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