NTFS vs. Samba

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Tue Aug 31 13:29:00 GMT 2004

On Aug 31 09:18, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 09:07:09AM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> >Well, after sending my e-mail I had second thoughts for the same reason
> >as you.  Then I decided that although it may break installations, there
> >must always be a workaround, because everything I know can be made to
> >work on 9x.  But that requires change to installations, which can be a
> >pain.  So given that ntea exists and that we are really only talking
> >about small changes, I would keep it after all.  But don't put it back
> >if you have already removed it!
> It would certainly break things for people who rely on setting
> permissions on a FAT partition.

True.  I'd suggest to keep it for 1.5.11, at least.

> Maybe we need a survey on the cygwin list.



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