Re: vfat problems in 2.4.0-test10-pre2

From: Andris Pavenis (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 13:01:37 EST

On Friday 13 October 2000 19:55, Petr Vandrovec wrote:

> I missed original problem, but what about this one? Fixes extension
> in MSDOS namespace when filename is longer than 12 chars... Someone
> familiar with VFAT should look whether VFAT multibyte code cannot be
> cleaned up a bit... When I was fixing 'break out of now nested loop'
> for pre7, I missed this one. Sorry.
> If it works for you, either forward it to Linus, or tell me and I'll
> send it - but I do not send patches during weekend ;-) . I do not use
> VFAT to much personally, so more eyes...

Thanks. I verified that the problem is present in 2.4.0-test9, after tested
that patch fixes the problem (I wrote the same files in the same directory
on VFAT32 partition). Now testing disk didn't show any problems (earlier
it reported LFN problems)


PS. I haven't sent patch to Linus

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