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SubjectRe: ANN: NTFS 2.0.1 for kernel 2.5.7 released
Is this a good default?

IMHO you usually would not want to execute stuff off NTFS, and
if you do you can always just explicitly invoke using wine like:
`wine /ntfs/lookout.exe`

To have all files executable breaks stuff like:
midnight commander (won't open executable files)
ls colorizing
shell tab completion
...

see:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=100143416100009&r=1&w=2
I think the default should be
rx for directories and r for files

Padraig.

Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> Hi,
>
> NTFS 2.0.1 for kernel 2.5.7 is now available. This is a minor update,
> mainly to allow binaries to be executed by changing the default
> permissions on files to include the executable bit. This feature has
> often been requested by wine users so here it is. (-:
>
> Sorry for the quick succession of releases but the web server hosting
> the 2.0.0 patches is now off line so I had to move the location and I
> used the opportunity to release this minor update.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Anton

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