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Author pitrou
Recipients brian.curtin, pitrou, tim.golden
Date 2011-08-18.14:32:26
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Message-id <1313677947.11.0.030758892383.issue12777@psf.upfronthosting.co.za>
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In the implementation of nt._getfinalpathname() (in posixmodule.c) we have:

    /* We have a good handle to the target, use it to determine the
       target path name. */
    buf_size = Py_GetFinalPathNameByHandleW(hFile, 0, 0, VOLUME_NAME_NT);

[...]

    result_length = Py_GetFinalPathNameByHandleW(hFile, target_path,
                                                 buf_size, VOLUME_NAME_DOS);


There doesn't seem to be a good reason to use VOLUME_NAME_NT in the first call and VOLUME_NAME_DOS in the second. Especially given the second call might require more characters than the first call, and therefore return a truncated path.
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2011-08-18 14:32:27pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, tim.golden, brian.curtin
2011-08-18 14:32:27pitrousetmessageid: <1313677947.11.0.030758892383.issue12777@psf.upfronthosting.co.za>
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