NTFS filesystem features -> WONTFIX?
ngompa13 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 17:59:46 CDT 2009
On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 1:49 PM, James Mckenzie
> <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > 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
> >>> without driver support for special features. Or have to be emulated by
> >>> (then why not for any other FS?)
> >>We can probably get away with 80% of the apps only using 20% of the
> >>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
> >>faked. Samba does this, I don't see why we couldn't.
> > Can we use Samba code in Wine to make this a reality?
> Samba is GPL3 licensed, so not without relicensing.
There were older releases of Samba 3 that were not GPLv3 licensed, couldn't
that code be used... Wait, I just realized, it would still have to be
relicensed to LGPLv2.1, though they would probably have less inclination to
do so for the GPLv3 releases over the GPLv2 ones.
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