Not to bring up a (probably) long-dead subject, but...

Dustin Navea speeddymon at
Mon Jun 16 23:11:11 CDT 2003

I was looking thru the archives of WWN and found this:

Tony Lambregts submitted a patch that added a new filesystem type:

Some program (VirtualDub) checks the fsname returned by GetVolumeInformation,
to find the name of the file system, when it needs to write files that are
larger than 2GB. It refuses to create the file when we return FAT but will
successfully write the file when NTSF is returned. 

Change Log: add configuration option to report NTFS as the file system type
for a drive. 

Mike Hearn thought it might just be a good idea to always return NTFS if
asked. Andreas Mohr disagreed and felt the whole concept was flawed:


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