Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: FAT Filename Mangling bug. (was: RE : Regarding the recent recording PANIC's)
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Michael O'Quinn wrote:
Yay, a docs arms race! :-) I'll raise you one:
This document, "FAT32 File System Specification", states as the only requirement that "the short name is automatically generated from the long name in such a way that it does not collide with an existing short name".
> Long File Name Support in Windows 98
That document is a description how Windows 98 creates short filenames, not a fat32 filesystem specification.
> But this does affect the ability to open the file from WIndoes 98, and it
Interesting. We've done it this way since november and you are the first to even notice it.
> it is worthy of it's own bug report.
Only if you can convince me that I am actually violating the specification and not just doing it differently than the win98 code.
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