Structure

AliasRecord

Defines an alias record.

Declaration

typedef struct AliasRecord {
    ...
} AliasRecord;

Overview

The Alias Manager uses alias records to store information that allows it to locate an object in the file system.

Topics

Fields

userType

A 4-byte field that can contain application-specific data. When an alias record is created, this field contains 0. Your application can use this field for its own purposes.

aliasSize

The size, in bytes, assigned to the alias record at the time of its creation or updating. This is the total size of the record, including the userType and aliasSize fields, as well as the variable-length data that is private to the Alias Manager.

Instance Properties