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    On Sat, 10 Sep 2005 14:28:49 +0100 (BST), Anton Altaparmakov wrote:

    > NTFS takes any. It is happy with octal, decimal, and hex. The ntfs
    > driver uses linux/lib/vsprintf.c::simple_strtoul() with a zero base which
    > autodetects which base to use so if you use umask=0222 it will take this
    > as octal and if you use umask=222 it will take this as decimal and if you
    > use 0x222 it will take this as decimal.

    Uh. I was pretty sure I had tried the 0 prefix to get octal but it
    failed, IIRC. Maybe I didn't run the test correctly, though.

    > I do not see what is wrong with that. It behaves exactly like I would
    > expect it to. Maybe I have strange expectations? (-;

    I don't actually care one way or the other. I was just hoping for more
    consistency across drivers :) This is why I went as far as suggesting
    code sharing.

    --
    Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta

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    "Ma niente: prima si fanno delle cazzate,
    poi si studia che cazzate si sono fatte"
    (Altan)
    ("And what about the history of the human race, dad?"
    "Oh, nothing special: first they make some foolish things,
    then you study what foolish things have been made")

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