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RE: PLEASE TEST YOUR FS (was Re: 1.7.1: cvs version built in is unstable)
I **really** want to try this snapshot, but unfortunately my sys-admins have locked down access right now. There is no forecast on when I'll get access.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of Corinna Vinschen
> Sent: Monday, April 26, 2010 8:15 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: PLEASE TEST YOUR FS (was Re: 1.7.1: cvs version built in
> is unstable)
> On Apr 23 13:12, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > I didn't like this solution at all. I just applied another patch
> > handles that differently. Instead of stripping the leading spaces
> > trailing dots and spaces, they now get converted the same way as
> > described in
> > http://*cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-specialnames.html#pathnames-
> > So the offending dots and spaces are converted into the UNICODE
> > use area instead, and transparently converted back to dots and spaces
> > when accessing them via Cygwin. This allows to keep the filenames
> > unchanged from the user's point of view. The file
> > " abc ... "
> > is *still* the file
> > " abc ... "
> > even on the broken filesystems.
> > Again I tested this change on NTFS with a little tweak to the code.
> > you NetApp and NWFS users please test the next developer's snapshot
> > next one after 2010-04-22), I would be most grateful.
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