ntfs-3g

Samuel Cormier-Iijima sciyoshi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 07:46:22 BST 2006


Hey :-)

I think Givre has already made packages [1]; however, I haven't tested
them on Edgy yet. I'll get around to it soon. Still, more input and
testing is needed before we get this into main.

Samuel

[1] http://givre.cabspace.com

On 9/3/06, Zak B. Elep <zakame at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi Samuel! :D
>
> On 9/2/06, Samuel Cormier-Iijima <sciyoshi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was wondering about whether it would be possible/feasible/desirable
> > to include ntfs-3g
> > (http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=217009) by default into
> > Edgy. Myself and many others have been using it for a while now with
> > few problems, and read/write NTFS would be a killer feature to have.
> > Also, since Edgy's theme was to be "full of the latest bells and
> > whistles," I thought including it might be appropriate.
>
> Yup, ntfs-3g seems quite stable, and I've successfully created some
> packages for it[0] as documented in my blog.[1]
>
> [0]  http://tiber.tauware.de/~zakame/ntfs-3g/
> [1]  http://zakame.spunge.org/blog/2006/08/11/ntfs-3g-love/
>
> > However, I'm not completely sure of how stable it has to be for
> > inclusion and whether or not it's too late to get stuff into repos -
> > just opening this up for discussion...
>
> It has been mentioned that ntfs-3g will be eventually merged into
> ntfsprogs very, very soon.[2]  Hence, while I myself would like to see
> this get into Edgy the soonest, I think it would be prudent to see
> this first assessed by the ntfsprogs maintainers...
>
> [2]  http://linux-ntfs.org
>
> Cheers,
>
> Zakame
>
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