NTFS filesystem features -> WONTFIX?

Kornél Pál kornelpal at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 04:30:05 CDT 2009

Alexandre Julliard wrote:
 > Remco <remco47 at gmail.com> writes:
 >> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 2:52 AM, Chris Robinson 
<chris.kcat at gmail.com> wrote:
 >>> On Sunday 05 April 2009 5:35:36 pm Ben Klein wrote:
 >>>> My suggestion is a drop-down box in the "Advanced" tab of "Drives" to
 >>>> control filesystem type
 >>> Why not make the default what the filesystem actually is?
 >> Another option is to actually implement the NTFS-specific features of
 >> Windows, and call it NTFS.
 > That's actually the only viable option since there are apps that expect
 > NTFS. We can't require users to change the fs type depending on which
 > app they want to run.

I belive that having an option to specify fs type is still required as 
well because on Windows you are able to create FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS 
partitions that results in different behavior and functionality. Those 
behaviors could depend on the fs type setting.


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