Re: Debian+umsdos (fwd)
I've heard other reports of UMSDOS interacting badly with W95's long
filename stuff. I'd put it down as a `backup first' thing for now -
though I don't use either of them.
> umsdos with windows '95 filesystem might be a problem... With
> linux's msdos-fs I were not able to delete a directory; only got
> 'directory is not empty'-message even the directory were empty.
>Are you sure this is because of w95?
>You can also get a directory into this state using a vanilla dos file
>system. Umsdos has some race conditions in it that can fail to
>remove some of the guts of links -- these will prevent the directory
>from being removed until the directory has been cleaned up
>(e.g. mount it as an msdos file system, then use rm -rf).
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