PaulieG

DriveGetFileSystem and Novell Netware / OES

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DriveGetFileSystem() returns the string "NcFsd" for Novell/OES mapped drives under WIndows 10 x64 with Client 2 SP4 IR2 and Windows 7 x64 with Client 2 SP4 IR4.  I did not test with other client software / OS.

AutoitConstants.au3 contains the following:

Global Const $DT_NWFS = "NWFS"

The help file and the on-line reference say:

Quote

$DT_UNWFS ("NWFS") - Typical file system for Novell Netware file servers.

It looks like both the documentation and the global constant definitions should be updated if they are to be correct with respect to the OS/Client combinations I tested with.

Code for demonstration:

; Adapted from DriveGetDrive() sample code
#include <AutoItConstants.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Local $aArray = DriveGetDrive($DT_NETWORK)

If @error Then
    ; An error occurred when retrieving the drives.
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "It appears an error occurred.")
Else
    For $i = 1 To $aArray[0]
        ; Show all the drives found and convert the drive letter to uppercase.
        Local $sDriveLetter = StringUpper($aArray[$i])
        Local $sFileSystem = DriveGetFileSystem($aArray[$i])
        MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "Drive " & $i & "/" & $aArray[0] & ":" & @CRLF & "Drive Letter = " & $sDriveLetter & @CRLF &  "File System = " & $sFileSystem)
    Next
EndIf

I tried to submit a bug report but that didn't work.

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Attached is what I get running the above quoted script.

Please advise of preferred method / avenue of submitting such reports, if indeed this is not the place.  I wanted to share this info in case it helps someone.

DriveGetFileSystem.jpg

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