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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add CONFIG_VFAT_NO_CREATE_WITH_LONGNAMES option
On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 12:41:29PM -0500, Dave Kleikamp wrote:
> From: Andrew Tridgell <tridge@samba.org>
> Subject: [PATCH] Add CONFIG_VFAT_NO_CREATE_WITH_LONGNAMES option
>
> When this option is enabled the VFAT filesystem will refuse to create
> new files with long names. Accessing existing files with long names
> will continue to work.
>
> File names to be created must conform to the 8.3 format. Mixed case is
> not allowed in either the prefix or the suffix.

This doesn't make any sense as a compile time option. Might make sense
as a mount option, but I'd like to hear a rationale for it first.



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