On Wed, 14 Jun 2023 09:18:05 +0200 Salvatore Bonaccorso <car...@debian.org>
> Hi,
> On Wed, Jun 14, 2023 at 08:41:29AM +0200, BW wrote:
> > Is NTFS3 still not available, not even in Debian 12? After so long?
> > Please don't be patronizing and think you now better than the users and
> > decide what they need and don't.
> > This is Linux, users are capable of deciding if this is useable for
them or
> > not.
> > I don't think any will use NTFS as a production file-system on Linux! So
> > don't use any excuse of missing utils or it is not stable. NTFS-3G is
> > stable and useable as production FS either.
> > NTFS3 will for the huge majority of users be used in a utility-context,
> > e.g. accessing/grapping files from a disk from a MS box etc.
> > Please make it available
> No it is not available even in Debian 12; Unless paragon-software show
> to be active more on their subsystem.  Or let's say "maybe for trixie
> it will be made available at some point". With a highlight on "maybe".
> There is not enough confidence that it is well maintained upstream.
> Additionally a stream of CVEs would have affected bookworm if we would
> have enabled it. So, while not written in stone, it was the right
> decision to not enable it for Debian 12.
> https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvekey.cgi?keyword=ntfs3 (gives a rough
> overview)
> And the story around fs/ntfs* and Debian requiring to mark it as
> broken (cf.
> should not be needed to be repeated.
> Regards,
> Salvatore

Paragon-software is active enough on their subsystem,
and NTFS3 is extremely stable now.
Please consider enabling the NTFS3 driver for sid.

Thinks and best regards,

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