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Docs » Autodocs » dos.library » AssignLate

NAME

	AssignLate -- Creates an assignment to a specified path later (V36)

SYNOPSIS

	success = AssignLate(name,path)
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BOOL AssignLate(STRPTR,STRPTR)

FUNCTION

	Sets up a assignment that is expanded upon the FIRST reference to the
name. The path (a string) would be attached to the node. When
the name is referenced (Open("FOO:xyzzy"...), the string will be used
to determine where to set the assign to, and if the directory can be
locked, the assign will act from that point on as if it had been
created by AssignLock().
A major advantage is assigning things to unmounted volumes, which
will be requested upon access (useful in startup sequences).

INPUTS

	name - Name of device to be assigned (without trailing ':')
path - Name of late assignment to be resolved on the first reference.

RESULT

	success - Success/failure indicator of the operation

SEE ALSO

Lock(), AssignAdd(), AssignPath(), AssignLock()

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