7 Change Tracking

This section identifies changes that were made to this document since the last release. Changes are classified as New, Major, Minor, Editorial, or No change.

The revision class New means that a new document is being released.

The revision class Major means that the technical content in the document was significantly revised. Major changes affect protocol interoperability or implementation. Examples of major changes are:

  • A document revision that incorporates changes to interoperability requirements or functionality.

  • The removal of a document from the documentation set.

The revision class Minor means that the meaning of the technical content was clarified. Minor changes do not affect protocol interoperability or implementation. Examples of minor changes are updates to clarify ambiguity at the sentence, paragraph, or table level.

The revision class Editorial means that the formatting in the technical content was changed. Editorial changes apply to grammatical, formatting, and style issues.

The revision class No change means that no new technical changes were introduced. Minor editorial and formatting changes may have been made, but the technical content of the document is identical to the last released version.

Major and minor changes can be described further using the following change types:

  • New content added.

  • Content updated.

  • Content removed.

  • New product behavior note added.

  • Product behavior note updated.

  • Product behavior note removed.

  • New protocol syntax added.

  • Protocol syntax updated.

  • Protocol syntax removed.

  • New content added due to protocol revision.

  • Content updated due to protocol revision.

  • Content removed due to protocol revision.

  • New protocol syntax added due to protocol revision.

  • Protocol syntax updated due to protocol revision.

  • Protocol syntax removed due to protocol revision.

  • Obsolete document removed.

Editorial changes are always classified with the change type Editorially updated.

Some important terms used in the change type descriptions are defined as follows:

  • Protocol syntax refers to data elements (such as packets, structures, enumerations, and methods) as well as interfaces.

  • Protocol revision refers to changes made to a protocol that affect the bits that are sent over the wire.

The changes made to this document are listed in the following table. For more information, please contact dochelp@microsoft.com.

Section

Tracking number (if applicable) and description

Major change (Y or N)

Change type

1.7 Vendor-Extensible Fields

72841 : Updated the normative language.

Y

Content update.

2.1.2.1 Reparse Tags

72841 : Updated the normative language.

Y

Content update.

2.1.2.6 Network File System (NFS) Reparse Data Buffer

72794 : Updated the size of NFS_SPECFILE_CHR and NFS_SPECFILE_BLK.

Y

Content update.

2.1.7 FILE_NAME_INFORMATION

72841 : Updated the normative language.

Y

Content update.

2.1.7 FILE_NAME_INFORMATION

72841 : Updated the normative language.

Y

Content update.

2.3.7 FSCTL_DUPLICATE_EXTENTS_TO_FILE Request

Changed the name and description of the FileHandle field to SourceFileId.

Y

Content update.

2.3.8 FSCTL_DUPLICATE_EXTENTS_TO_FILE Reply

Added a product behavior note for applicable products.

Y

New product behavior note added.

2.3.8 FSCTL_DUPLICATE_EXTENTS_TO_FILE Reply

Updated content for Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview.

Y

Content update.

2.3.19 FSCTL_GET_OBJECT_ID Request

72841 : Updated the normative language.

Y

Content update.

2.3.39 FSCTL_QUERY_FILE_REGIONS Request

Updated content for this version of Windows and Windows Server.

Y

Content update.

2.3.40.1 FILE_REGION_INFO

73110 : Updated field names.

N

Editorially updated.

2.3.52 FSCTL_GET_INTEGRITY_INFORMATION_Reply

72663 : Updated the ChecksumAlgorithm field with values for ReFS v2.

Y

Content update.

2.3.57 FSCTL_SET_INTEGRITY_INFORMATION Request

72663 : Updated the ChecksumAlgorithm field with values for ReFS v2.

Y

Content update.

2.3.79 STORAGE_OFFLOAD_TOKEN

73110 : Updated field names.

N

Editorially updated.

2.4.42 FileNotifyInformation

72746 : Updated the description of FILE_ACTION_REMOVED_BY_DELETE.

Y

Content update.

2.4.42 FileNotifyInformation

Added two new values to the Action field.

Y

Content update.

2.5.1 FileFsAttributeInformation

Add the value FILE_SUPPORTS_BLOCK_REFCOUNTING to the FileSystemAttributes field.

Y

Content update.

2.5.1 FileFsAttributeInformation

72706 : Add the value FILE_SUPPORTS_SPARSE_VDL to the FileSystemAttributes field.

Y

Content update.

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