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SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > Streams in a Word file?
>
> Yep.
>
> > Are you saying that when I copy a .doc file onto my Linux box and off,
> > I lose part of a Word document?
>
> Right now no, because when Samba refuses the stream open, Word falls
> back into a "tar"-like mode where it linearises the streams into the
> data (it's a legacy mode for storing data on a FAT drive, not an NTFS
> drive). However, the problem is that no currently supported Microsoft
> OS doesn't have streams-capable NTFS support.

I meant when I copy not using Samba. For example, I copy the .doc
file in Windows NT to an FTP server.

Does the FTP operation magically linearise the .doc streams on demand?

Or does FTP lose part of the Word document?

-- Jamie
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