NTFS filesystem features -> WONTFIX?

James Mckenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Tue Apr 7 13:49:08 CDT 2009

Kai Blin <kai.blin at gmail.com> wrote on April 7th:
>Subject: Re: NTFS filesystem features -> WONTFIX?
>On Tuesday 07 April 2009 04:21:37 Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
>> - Implement missing functionality - will most likely be nearly impossible
>> without driver support for special features. Or have to be emulated by Wine
>> (then why not for any other FS?)
>We can probably get away with 80% of the apps only using 20% of the features, 
>as usual. I guess that apps are mostly interested in ACLs, which could be 
>mapped to POSIX acls, stored in file attributes or some database or simply 
>faked. Samba does this, I don't see why we couldn't.
Can we use Samba code in Wine to make this a reality?

James McKenzie

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