libquota-devel - broken incomplete package ?

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Sep 4 12:22:00 GMT 2014

On Sep  2 12:29, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Sep  2 13:39, Pavel Fedin wrote:
> >  [...]
> >  BTW, just for interest, does Cygwin actually support quotas ? NT OS should
> > actually support them i guess...
> Sorry, Cygwin doesn't support quota management yet.
> It can be added relatively easily, AFAICS.

I spoke too soon.  This is Windows after all...

> There are two ntdll system
> calls Nt{Query,Set}QuotaInformationFile and a Nt{Query|Set}InformationFile
> info class FILE_FS_CONTROL_INFORMATION to switch quoat mgmg on and off,
> which roughly provide the functionality of quotactl, at least as far as
> the block quota is concerned.  Windows doesn't support inode-based or
> time limit-based quota management. 
> We can look into implementing this at one point, and patches are
> welcome, of course.

I made a first attempt to implement a quotactl function, and failed:


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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