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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla1.2 on cygwin -> FAT partition

From: David A. Wheeler
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla1.2 on cygwin -> FAT partition
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2004 23:17:01 GMT

address@hidden said:

> Cygwin does return an inode (I thought it didn't, but it might have been
> added recently, because I update cygwin from time to time).
> It looks like they're using the same trick as linux.
> (That makes me wonder: does tla work on a VFAT partition
> that is mounted on a linux machine? Could someone try this out?)
> Now, the issue is that tla uses the inode value to detect that a file
> was renamed.

Is that true regardless of tagging-method?

> Same inode number == same file. This logic fails
> on FAT partitions.

--- David A. Wheeler

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