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dokany (Install)

1.2.2.1001

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Dependency kb2999226 does not install on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter.


This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/18/2019.


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Screenshot of dokany in use

What is Dokan

When you want to create a new file system on Windows, other than FAT or NTFS, you need to develop a file system driver. Developing a device driver that works in kernel mode on windows is extremely technical. By using Dokan, you can create your own file systems very easily without writing device drivers. Dokan is similar to FUSE (Linux file system in user space) but works on Windows. Moreover dokany include a FUSE wrapper that help you to port your FUSE filesystems without changes

What is Dokany

Dokany is a fork of Dokan 0.6.0 with bug fixes, clean change history and updated to build with latest tools.

Because the original Dokan Legacy (less than v0.6.0) project is no longer maintained.

Since version 0.8.0, dokany break dokan API compatibility. See Choose a version for more informations.

Signed x86 / x64 drivers are provided at each release.

Environment

Dokan works on

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows 7 SP1

How it works

Dokan library contains a user mode DLL (dokan1.dll) and a kernel mode file system driver (dokan1.sys). Once Dokan file system driver is installed, you can create file systems which can be seen as normal file systems in Windows. The application that creates file systems using Dokan library is called File system application.

File operation requests from user programs (e.g., CreateFile, ReadFile, WriteFile, ...) will be sent to the Windows I/O subsystem (runs in kernel mode) which will subsequently forward the requests to the Dokan file system driver (dokan1.sys). By using functions provided by the Dokan user mode library (dokan1.dll), file system applications are able to register callback functions to the file system driver. The file system driver will invoke these callback routines in order to response to the requests it received. The results of the callback routines will be sent back to the user program.

For example, when Windows Explorer requests to open a directory, the CreateFile with Direction option request will be sent to Dokan file system driver and the driver will invoke the CreateFile callback provided by the file system application. The results of this routine are sent back to Windows Explorer as the response to the CreateFile request. Therefore, the Dokan file system driver acts as a proxy between user programs and file system applications. The advantage of this approach is that it allows programmers to develop file systems in user mode which is safe and easy to debug.

To learn more about Dokan file system development, see the API documentation.

PACKAGE NOTES


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To install dokany (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install dokany

To upgrade dokany (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade dokany

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName    = 'dokany'
    $toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url            = "$toolsDir\Dokan_x86.msi" 
    $url64          = "$toolsDir\Dokan_x64.msi"
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = 'MSI'
      url           = $url
      url64bit      = $url64
      validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
      silentArgs    = '/passive /norestart'
      softwareName  = 'Dokan Library*'
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    Remove-Item $url -Force -EA SilentlyContinue | Out-Null
    Remove-Item $url64 -Force -EA SilentlyContinue | Out-Null
    
  • tools\Dokan_x64.msi Show
    md5: 8957AFA005E17A0BEF41279A1448CC9F | sha1: 8DBCFC786AD898B87E06051F28AD6DAA1B5F6048 | sha256: 6C83C4DB8352350473ECA838CF19A49E1534A4DADFE9E1D4BC3751E72FDE17D9 | sha512: CCD7E12FE0796A318D8E81806E47E5B087AABB4F262560E82EEF9B4967156AE5476492F2CD7CAE331B14EE24BB2D702AFB58CF9EA9E6C0A508C080FF3953F7CF
  • tools\Dokan_x86.msi Show
    md5: 973E0B889912C408580A1CBC0BA2C5AE | sha1: 3425D36E2139F417F2251C2B016D0C960A5D59D2 | sha256: C5155624143F5A9AB44C0089DDB7ED23914858937294BE32F3700A3D48345599 | sha512: 32D9C47D7499A36F2150BF608EC88E5D92E57BCD63CA886AAB0D86500D6AFD3F4CF8777003DE1DE7E864657D38A9558E9BFDE46D519AAE76008F81C0EA4B6DEF
  • tools\LICENSE.txt Show
    ========================= dokany =========================
    
    Copyright (C) 2015 - 2018 Adrien J. <[email protected]> and Maxime C. <[email protected]>
    Copyright (C) 2007 - 2011 Hiroki Asakawa <[email protected]>
    
    Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
    of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
    in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
    to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
    copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
    furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
    
    The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
    all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
    
    THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
    IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
    FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
    AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
    LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
    OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN
    THE SOFTWARE.
    
    ========================= dokany =========================
  • tools\VERIFICATION.txt Show
    ========================= dokany =========================
    
    bcurran3 downloads and packages the executable for dokany
    from the developer's site at:
    https://github.com/dokan-dev/dokany/releases
    
    ========================= dokany =========================
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Adrien J. and Maxime C.

Copyright

Copyright Adrien J., Maxime C., and Hiroki Asakawa

Tags

Release Notes

https://github.com/dokan-dev/dokany/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
dokany (Install) 1.2.1.2000 4160 Saturday, December 22, 2018 approved
dokany (Install) 1.2.1.1000 405 Thursday, December 20, 2018 approved
dokany (Install) 1.2.0.1000 751 Sunday, November 11, 2018 approved
dokany (Install) 1.1.0.2000 4127 Friday, July 20, 2018 approved
dokany (Install) 1.0.5 1652 Sunday, October 1, 2017 approved
dokany (Install) 1.0.3 1073 Sunday, March 26, 2017 approved
dokany (Install) 1.0.2 486 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 approved
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