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SubjectRe: CONFIG_VFAT_FS_DUALNAMES regressions

> > - Similarly, there is a small chance that chkdsk on Windows will
> > rename one file in a directory if they happen to have the same 11
> > byte dummy values. The probability of this happening is
> > approximately 80x lower than with the previous patch.
> >
>
> What if we had a user mode utility that does these short-names
> renames that a user can optionally run after umount? since it
> only writes the (random) short-names it's also safe.

Actually, why not having dosfsck creating _matching_ short names for
long names? As it only writes short names, it should be safe :-).
Pavel
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