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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add CONFIG_VFAT_NO_CREATE_WITH_LONGNAMES option
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Dave Kleikamp <shaggy@linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:

> 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.

I'll answer to only technical part. This patch creates different name
internally, without renaming dcache. Are you really sure if that's ok?

Thanks.
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OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@mail.parknet.co.jp>


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