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Re: Planning: Minimum System Requirements

> > > >> OK, I'll be more specific -- making decisions that actually MEAN
> > > >> something. The only spec issue that affects how the real work is done is
> > > >> whether '9x is supported.
> > > >
> > > > And NTFS.
> > >
> > > Yes, the real crux of the issue is more about whether FAT is supported.
> >
> > Right.  No.
> Well, the question is, is NTFS necessary for compiling or also for
> runtime? How does it deal with a box with a mix of filesystems? Are the
> FAT systems just invisible?

CygWin can read/write FAT without a problem.  The only issue is for the
distribution itself.  By requiring that it reside on an NTFS partition,
we solve a lot of discrepencies with the other Debian architectures.

So no, they're not invisible, just not useable for the installation

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