NTFS vs. Samba

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Sun Aug 29 16:52:00 GMT 2004

On Aug 29 12:34, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> At 06:21 PM 8/29/2004 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Oh no, please.  Let's not expand ntea functionality.  What is that
> >fake good for?
> Not sure. I never used it and I have no desire to change that.
> But to play the devil's advocate, it could help to fake permissions
> for ssh on remote drives.

*fingers plugged in both ears*  I CAN'T HEAR YOU!  I CAN'T HEAR YOU!

> One way to make ntea user friendly would be to never report
> a failure when trying to write or read the EA, but to report and
> use the permissions when they can be read. Then there is no need 
> to determine if EAs are supported on system X.

Hey cool, that means, nothing to change.  That's pretty much as it works
right now with my fix from today  ;-)


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