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Re: WinXP compressed dirs will work?

On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 10:33:43AM +0200, Reini Urban wrote:
>Larry Hall schrieb:
>>At 05:01 PM 9/13/2004, you wrote:
>>>If i compress a dir in the home directory using WinXP native compressing,
>>>will it work with cygwin???
>>Yes.  Compression is taken care of by Windows at a very low level.  Cygwin 
>>is a layer over Windows.  Cygwin will never know the difference.
>BTW: Wouldn't that be wanted?
>I think of something like chattr, applied to NTFS.
>Now that we have chattr in e2fsprogs, wouldn't that be a wanted
>addition to recognize NTFS also, for chattr and lsattr.  Otherwise it's
>another e2fsprogs nameclash.  Because I cannot think of a better name
>to modify the NTFS index and compression flags, and in the future for
>the extended WinFS capabilities.
>chattr [+-]c would be quite easy to add.
>SamRobb, Do you knwo if tytso thought about that?  Anyway, I filed a
>RFE at For the other flags I don't know the WinAPI that good.

I don't understand why you would expect something called e2fsprogs to
manipulate NTFS file systems.

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