NTFS filesystem features -> WONTFIX?

Ben Klein shacklein at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 20:45:42 CDT 2009

2009/4/6 Chris Robinson <chris.kcat at gmail.com>:
> On Sunday 05 April 2009 6:01:15 pm Ben Klein wrote:
>> Isn't that more-or-less what I suggested?
>> The biggest problem would be detecting what filesystem a given
>> directory is on (noting that wine's "drives" are not even mounted
>> partitions). Expert parsing of /etc/mtab would indicate it on Linux
>> systems (and BSD?) but Solaris has a violently different mtab system.
> HAL shows the information pretty well. It shows the block device, it's mount
> point, and it's fstype. AFAIK, Wine already uses it to determine the available
> CD/floppy drives to use.

That might be fine for mount points and mountable devices, but how
could you accurately determine the filesystem type for an arbitrary
directory like $HOME/.wine/drive_c?

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