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Re: file modifications get lost due to FAT 2s time resolution

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-07-15 19:48:50 CEST

On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 01:40:15PM -0400, Toby Johnson wrote:
> Win 9x/Me isn't the only place FAT is used; to my knowledge, FAT is just
> about the only (easy, free) way to share filesystems between Windows
> (whether 9x/NT/2k/XP/2003) and Linux (by "share", I don't mean SMB or
> ICFS, I'm referring to e.g. dual-booters who want a partition to be
> visible to both Windows and Linux).
> I'm not arguing one way or the other towards a fix, just pointing out
> that there are very valid reasons for people to still be using FAT.

We already break on FAT mounted on Linux becuase we can't change
permissions on files.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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