Re: MacOS file system ?

David Woodhouse (
Mon, 02 Mar 1998 21:01:36 +0000

> I'm using kernel 2.0.33 at the present time, and I often exchange
> ZIP disks with our local newspaper editors. They are using Power
> Macs, and the disks I receive from them contain crippled file-
> names but a resource.frk directory.

Do you mean PC-Exchange disks, not HFS?
These have a separate directory for the resource fork, and ISTR a file in each
directory giving the translation from 8.3 filenames to the correct names, a la

I've not heard of an implementation of this FAT extension.

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