[jcifs] setReadOnly, setReadWrite, or setAttributes?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Oct 29 16:29:05 EST 2003

> > Note, though, that these shoul have names like FAT_ATTR_ARCHIVE.  The NTFS
> > filesystem offers a completely different set of attributes, extended
> > attributes, ACE's, etc.  The protocol is tuned to provide support for both
> > FAT and NTFS semantics.
> Huh? NTFS has these attributes. I don't know how they're implemented but
> from the protocol view they're exactly the same.
> Extended attributes will need some more thought but I'm not sure if I'm
> ready to tackle them this time around :(

Hmmm...  Then NTFS offers a very large superset.  EAs, by the way, are a
throwback to OS/2's HPFS.  I guess I was just thinking about the fact that
the protocol is tuned to the specific OSes it was meant to support...

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