[hfs-user] Desktop Database
Fri, 22 Feb 2002 22:50:44 +0000
> Could someone tell me where exactly to find some documentation on the
>desktop DB for an external HFS volume?
>I came across some interesting info on Thomas Tempelmann's developer's
>site and it said that one would have to request Apple for further
>technical info (?!) but the website didn't really furnish the kind of
>details I need.
>I basically need info. as to how and where exactly (in the image) this
>file has to be present and what its exact contents (structure)
>are...links to any sample code, open sources or headers related to this
>would be greatly appreciated.
When I asked this question to someone at Apple (sometime ago) I was told:
The files are considered undocumented proprietary information
to Apple, and change format slightly from release to release and depending
upon extensions added to the system. Apple won't disclose this information.