[Bug 17980] BDE application cannot open any db file

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Mon Apr 13 10:11:57 CDT 2009


Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #10 from Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>  2009-04-13 10:11:57 ---
(In reply to comment #9)
> (In reply to comment #7)
> > The patch looks like a workaround, not a fix; it probably won't make git as-is. 
> What is a fix supposed to look like?  It's not like we have many options:
>   - Report ntfs and implement ntfs extensions somehow for apps that use them.

That's the ideal solution, but it will take more work to get there.

>   - Report fat32, which is a subset of unix-style fs and AFAICT will always
> work.

That's what my patch does.

>   - Report something else and make BDE (possibly others) unhappy.

That's what we currently do. It helps one application (.NET installer, possibly
others), but has broken others.

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