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SubjectRe: Msdos name alias patch for 2.1.48
Steffen Grunewald wrote:
>"Stephen R. van den Berg writes"
>|> Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but as far as I know, NTFS allows for
>|> completely arbitrary equivalence tables (in Unicode).

>So does this mean that the interpretation of a removable disk's NTFS
>depends on the host it is mounted to ?!?!?
>Or will there be a "TRANS.TBL" like file somewhere in the NTFS itself
>(if so, how is it named if every character could be re-defined ?)

The "TRANS.TBL" is embedded in the filesystem-metadata (superblock, if you
will) somewhere, if I recall correctly. It needs to be read at mount
time.
--
Sincerely, srb@cuci.nl
Stephen R. van den Berg (AKA BuGless).

Be braver. You cannot cross a chasm in two small jumps.

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