[Lazarus] filesystem timing Linux vs Win

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Sat Nov 27 19:46:22 CET 2010

On 27 November 2010 18:04, Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> While I agree that FAT today is no good any longer (except for small usb
> keys and such ^^), I'd like to know your reasons why you think NTFS is
> "stuck in the dark ages" as well.

My comment was probably unfair, since ntfs has had some updates bolted
onto it over the years.  Either way, this is not the right place to
discuss this, so please disregard my statement.

> Hm... it might be enough for a test like this, because we only want to
> retrieve the last modification time, not change it. But here might apply the
> same as for the Windows ext2 driver: there might not be enough people
> interested in a high performance read only in-kernel NTFS driver while there
> is the more feature complete NTFS-3G one.

NTFS does not have an official spec, which makes things very hard.


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