trailing dots and spaces on Samba

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Apr 28 14:01:00 GMT 2010


On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 10:15:56AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>So I was wondering if we shouldn't add more filesystem-specific settings
>to the mount options so a user can help herself instead of having to
>wait for us to fix Cygwin.  After all, on Linux every filesystem invents
>its own mount options, too, as it goes along.

This was the conclusion that I came to as I was reading your description.
If we're going to do that we might want to think about a better way of
recognizing the options than just doing a bunch of strcmp's.

>For the above case, a mount option "dos" would come in handy, and an
>option "ihash" could be used for unrecognized filesystems which have no
>trustable inode numbers.  These are the two more common cases and a
>good start, imho.

Sounds good to me.

cgf



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