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Re: Patch to allow trailing dots on managed mounts
Reini Urban wrote:
> > Thinking some more about this, there are really some inconsistencies with
> > the current and proposed behavior that I don't like.
> > [...]
> I have no strong opinion in these issues (yet), but please look also at
> the related ending-colon ':extension' problem on NTFS.
> Such files are also not listed, but probably should be.
Why are you hijacking this thread for something unrelated? The
alternate streams are not seperate files, they are just additional file
data. If the need arises then standalone tools should be made to access
them, just like getfacl and friends. They should not be treated as
seperate files because they're not.