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SubjectRe: vfat patch for shortcut display as symlinks for 2.4.18
On 9 Jun 2002, Nicholas Miell wrote:

> On Sun, 2002-06-09 at 18:58, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> > > That's not any different than having seperate VFAT and ext2
> > > partitions in a standard dual-boot situation.
> >
> > Sure. That obviously sucks; Linux can do better.
> > It's important to make a transition to Linux as
> > painless as possible. Nobody considering an OS
> > change likes the feeling that their data files
> > are trapped on one side or the other.
>
> Huh? Windows can access files on VFAT and Linux can access files on
> VFAT. How are they "trapped"?

Because you are forbidding them to have symlink support.

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