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SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?


On Sun, 13 Aug 2000, Michael Rothwell wrote:

> Alexander Viro wrote:
>
> > Sigh... OK, I really need more coffee. Let me put it that way: this
> > behaviour (names migrating as the result of operation on different names)
> > has really nasty implications. On VFAT we had it due to short names. Your
> > proposal on NTFS promises the same sort of fun. Experience from dealing
> > with the shortname problems on VFAT makes me rather unhappy about your
> > proposal.
>
> AFAIK, NTFS also supports "short names." Ug. Lee.

I dearly hope that SAMBA will be able to live without them (that, IIRC,
was the reason to keep them on VFAT).


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