[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Ido mode on Windows: please turn off cache

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Ido mode on Windows: please turn off cache
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 20:50:16 +0200

> Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 14:31:14 +0000
> From: Jason Rumney <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> Herbert Euler wrote:
> > The `file-attributes' function returns a list, the third and fourth
> > element of which are file uid and file gid.  These two fields are
> > different on NTFS and FAT32.  Please take a comparison:
> Strange. These two values are not set from the filesystem at all on w32, 
> but from the currently logged in user.
> Although they will always be 0 on W95 derived systems, they should not 
> be affected by the filesystem on NT derived systems.

I can confirm what Jason says: I tried file-attributes on 2 drives,
one NTFS, the other FAT32, on the same system, and I get the same
uid/gid pairs on both of them.  So this cannot be used as a way to
detect NTFS.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]