preallocated file size

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Sat Feb 5 00:12:47 GMT 2000

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

> > 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?
David Collier-Brown wrote:
>          No, but I can find out on the weekend about 95.

	I just did the obvious test, and copying on Win95 
	appears to start at the beginning, copy for a 
	considerable number of packets, run out of space
	on the server, report it and clean up quietly.

	The "optimization" appears to be specific to NT.
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