readonly, NTFS, and file metadata

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Aug 14 06:27:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 03:22:17PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 07:47:57AM -0600, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > But, this only solves it for NTFS with ntsec set.  What about FAT?  I
> It doesn't happen on FAT. It could happen on NTFS with files
> created by native Windows apps and ntsec OFF as well, though.

... and that couldn't be handled as long as ntsec is off. Which
is a good reason to change automake. They simply can't expect
that all file systems support their coding style. For that reason
automake has to respect file system differences, IMO.


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