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translating LFNs into short 8.3 form (Miscellaneous)

posted by cm(R) Homepage E-mail, Düsseldorf, Germany, 11.01.2011, 16:09

> c) it must be specified what to do if hash collision occurs

This is always the most difficult part.

I don't see an advantage in using the LFN's hash value, over the other methods like only cutting the name, or always appending an arbitrary number, or using the directory entry's index. (And yes, all of these have to consider how to avoid or handle collisions too.)

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