Re: 'git status' is not read-only fs friendly

From: Johannes Schindelin <>
Date: 2007-02-12 09:09:20

On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> Johannes Schindelin <> writes:
> > On Sat, 10 Feb 2007, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> >
> >> About "Cygwin and Linux NTFS seem to disagree with lstat(2)"
> >> problem.  Is it really what is happening here?
> >
> > Probably. AFAIR Windows lacks some important information, which is filled 
> > with zeroes by Cygwin.
> If NTFS driver in the Linux kernel is filling that with zeroes
> the same way then there won't be differences, right?

Maybe. Although I am quite certain that you'd break something by that.

But after all, this is one really obscure corner case you have there, and 
you are not really working on the repository on Linux either, since you 
have it mounted readonly.

I absolutely have no intention to "fix" performance or other issues for 
that case.


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Received on Mon Feb 12 09:14:28 2007

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