[Lazarus] Developing on Linux with files on Windows NTFS

John Landmesser jmlandmesser at gmx.de
Fri Feb 6 19:37:45 CET 2015

Am 05.02.2015 um 16:53 schrieb Donald Ziesig:
> Hi All!
> I have been trying to develop a multi-platform app with the IDE on 
> Linux (MInt) and the source files on a Windows NTFS partition.   I 
> build and test on windows but my primary work is done on linux so I 
> don't stay logged in to windows very long.
> The problem I am having is that the Linux version of the IDE seems to 
> get confused by windows time stamps (at least that's what the symptoms 
> suggest).  When I save an edited file (either code or form), the IDE 
> frequently (but not always) opens a copy of that file in a separate 
> tab and complains when I edit and save one of the two instances.  It 
> sometimes deletes the most recent edit, other times the obsolete file.
> I haven't found a windows driver for ext4 that doesn't warn of 
> potential corruption of the ext4 file system, otherwise I would 
> develop with the source on linux and occasionally build on windows.
> One alternative is to keep the master source on linux and copy it all 
> to NTFS when I build/test on windows, but that has its own set of issues.
> Has anyone had any success in using common storage for multi-platform 
> source code?  If so, how do you do it?
> Thanks,
> Don Ziesig
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i do it your way too, no problems!

in fstab ( Debian, sid ) i have these settings

ntfs-3g    defaults,auto,users,locale=de_DE.utf8,exec

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