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SubjectRe[2]: ANN: NTFS 2.0.1 for kernel 2.5.7 released
On Fri, 29 Mar 2002 12:57:07 +0000 (GMT) Anton Altaparmakov <aia21@cus.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
AA> > To have all files executable breaks stuff like:
AA> > midnight commander (won't open executable files)
AA>
AA> Ouch, that is plain stupid... mc should be fixed. I open executables all
AA> the time and mc should automatically fire up a hexeditor.
You probably misunderstood the problem - I cannot enter archive files (.tgz, .zip)
in mc if these files are marked as executable - mc just tries to execute them.

AA> I guess if more people complain I can change the default fmask to be 0177
AA> instead of 0077 but I want to see more complaints first. I personally find
AA> the being able to execute behaviour better as I run things off the ntfs
AA> partitions...

People using Linux usually keep data files on fat and ntfs permissions, not
executables (IMHO).

Regards,
Nerijus

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