Re: GVfs status report

On Fri, 2007-09-14 at 10:47 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Hi,
> On 9/14/07, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:
> > Well, the same class is used on both unix and windows. Its the
> > implementation of "native files", and I don't see any need to split it
> > out really. What differences would there be between the two?
> >
> My impression is that ideally on Windows you use the native
> windows-looking file API, and that the file-descriptor-using API is
> some kind of weird emulation hack. But I could not comment
> intelligently on the details.

I assume so. Its part of the libc runtime on windows. However, the
question is, apart from one layer less, what are the other advantages?

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