NTFS vs. Samba

Larry Hall lhall@cygwin.com
Tue Aug 31 14:38:00 GMT 2004


At 09:29 AM 8/31/2004, Corinna wrote:
>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.
>
>*shudder*


I can hear the printing presses getting ready to churn out the "I want
my NTEA!" shirts and signs. ;-)


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Larry 



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