FCIAddFile function (fci.h)

The FCIAddFile adds a file to the cabinet under construction.

Syntax

BOOL DIAMONDAPI FCIAddFile(
  [in] HFCI                 hfci,
  [in] LPSTR                pszSourceFile,
  [in] LPSTR                pszFileName,
  [in] BOOL                 fExecute,
  [in] PFNFCIGETNEXTCABINET pfnfcignc,
  [in] PFNFCISTATUS         pfnfcis,
  [in] PFNFCIGETOPENINFO    pfnfcigoi,
  [in] TCOMP                typeCompress
);

Parameters

[in] hfci

A valid FCI context handle returned by the FCICreate function.

[in] pszSourceFile

The name of the file to add; this value should include path information.

[in] pszFileName

The name under which to store the file in the cabinet.

[in] fExecute

If set TRUE, the file will be executed when extracted.

[in] pfnfcignc

Pointer to an application-defined callback function to obtain specifications on the next cabinet to create. The function should be declared using the FNFCIGETNEXTCABINET macro.

[in] pfnfcis

Pointer to an application-defined callback function to update the progress information available to the user. The function should be declared using the FNFCISTATUS macro.

[in] pfnfcigoi

Pointer to an application-defined callback function to open a file and retrieve the file date, time, and attributes. The function should be declared using the FNFCIGETOPENINFO macro.

[in] typeCompress

The compression type to use.

Note  To indicate LZX compression, use the TCOMPfromLZXWindow macro.
 
Value Meaning
tcompTYPE_NONE
0x0000
No compression.
tcompTYPE_MSZIP
0x0001
Microsoft ZIP compression.

Return value

If the function succeeds, it returns TRUE; otherwise, FALSE.

Extended error information is provided in the ERF structure used to create the FCI context.

Remarks

When set, the _A_EXEC attribute is added to the file entry in the CAB. This mechanism is used in some Microsoft self-extracting executables, and could be used for this purpose in any custom extraction application.

Requirements

   
Target Platform Windows
Header fci.h
Library Cabinet.lib
DLL Cabinet.dll

See also

FCICreate