[arch-releng] vfat support

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Dec 7 17:22:32 CET 2010

Am 07.12.2010 15:24, schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
> On Tue, 07 Dec 2010 15:13:33 +0100
> Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Am 07.12.2010 15:03, schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
>>> On the other hand, I just noticed dosfstools is in extra, whereas
>>> aif allows you to install on vfat.  This confuses me.
>> Me too. You definitely can't install on vfat. You can try, but you
>> will fail.
> interesting. why will it fail? hasn't our installer always had vfat
> support?
> time to remove that?

vfat has no POSIX permissions, or symlinks, or hard links, or setuid, or
extended attributes, or ACLs - you name it, vfat doesn't have it.

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