[openbeos] Re: Incorrect File Sizes

  • From: "Scott MacMaster" <zqxh@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 22:51:47 -0500

From the BeBook, I found two ways to get the file size.


Not much is said about either method.  However, it looks like they return
just the regular size.

It's simple to get the size of a file's attributes.  I think it would make
more sense if tracker displayed the total file size.

Scott MacMaster

----- Original Message -----
From: "Donovan Schulteis" <deej@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 2:01 PM
Subject: [openbeos] Re: Incorrect File Sizes

> >The bug is simply, the size of attributes aren't added to the file
> size.
> Most mail clients, even many on BeOS itself, do not send the attributes
> with the file, so it was probably something not expected to be needed.
> Is there even some sort of system call that can get the attributes size
> in the BeAPI (total for all attributes or for a single attribute)?  I
> suppose I could grab my BeBook and find out myself, but it's in the
> other room, and I'm being lazy tonight.  :P
> Is this something that should be there if it isn't already?  If so, is
> this an RFC item for the OSBOS standards?  :P
> Deej

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