patch to allow touch to work on HPFS (and others, maybe??)

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Feb 7 17:19:00 GMT 2005

On Feb  7 09:34, Mark Paulus wrote:
> Attached is a patch that works to allow me to do a 
> touch on my mounted HPFS filesystem.  I'm not sure
> about clearcase, or others, but it works on HPFS and
> NTFS. 

That's reverting a more than three years old patch.  Please read which explains why
opening with GENERIC_WRITE is not generally a good idea.  If you want
to get it working for HPFS or whatever, use the FS flags present in
the local path_conv variable called win32 to conditionalize the call.


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