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CFS bug (was: CFS problems)

On Saturday 21 December 2002 08:21 pm, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 02:51:29PM -0500, Oleg wrote:
> > That is cmkdir gives an error, but creates a directory, while cattach
> > fails altogether. Does anyone know why? And isn't CFS supposed to be file
> > system agnostic?
> do a strace, maybe that helps to find the cause.
> guessing: it tries to chmod, _that_ fails,
> and the error message is misleading...
> look at the sourcecode, you probably will find lazy error checking.
> 	Lars

Thanks, Lars. Here's what I found out:

cmkdir encrypted_directory
writes to file "encrypted_directory/...". Apparently, this can not be done 
with FAT32. Had CFS used another file, such as "..a" instead of "...", it 
would be able to work with FAT32, I believe.


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