NTFS vs. Samba

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Tue Aug 31 10:25:00 GMT 2004

On Aug 30 19:26, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> At 11:35 AM 8/30/2004 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Aug 30 00:05, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> In that vein, should we eliminate ntea functionality entirely?  It
> >> creates huge files on FAT* partitions and is not required for non-FAT.
> >> 
> >> Why do we need it?
> >
> >Really, I don't know.  Personally I'd be in favor of removing it (together
> >with EA for symlinks on NTFS).
> No objection at all. We can even remove the fs_has_ea guessing game.

I'm just scratching my head if removing ntea might seriously break some
peoples' installation.  Is there anything which won't work anymore if
ntea goes away?


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