Cygwin OCFS support (or lack of)

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Feb 7 18:36:00 GMT 2008

On Feb  7 19:07, doron cs wrote:
> [OCFS]
> I have found No hits on Oracle or on cygwin
> Has anyone encountered the issue ?
> Can anyone  follow up ?

None of the base developers of Cygwin has access to an OCFS file system.
To get this working in future Cygwin releases, we need somebody (you?)
for debugging.  Output from `strace ls' might sched some light on this
issue.  Or, even better, you build a debug version of Cygwin and use GDB
for some serious debugging.  The relevant functions are in

Apart from that, would you mind to run the attached application?
Just build it and run it like this:

  $ gcc -g -o GetVolInfo GetVolInfo.c -lntdll
  $ ./GetVolInfo /cygdrive/p

Paste the output in a reply to this list.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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