Can we get ntfs-3g 2010.1.16 in Lucid?

Daniel Chen seven.steps at
Wed Jan 20 23:54:35 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Jonathon Fernyhough
<j.fernyhough at> wrote:
> I'd second this. I've done some (admittedly unscientific) testing
> running two VirtualBox VMs concurrently off the same NTFS disk*
> (Karmic and Windows 7 on a Lucid host). With 2009.4.4 there was
> significant lag; programs and menus took a noticeable time to appear.
> After updating to 2010.1.16 both are purring along nicely, even when
> the host has disk activity (such as aptitude installing a kernel
> update) which previously made a single VM lag.
> Considering how trivial it was to install from source it can't be
> difficult to include in Lucid? Or do we need to file a request
> somewhere?

There is already, so I
recommend working as quickly and diligently as possible to get it into
Debian testing.


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