On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 11:54:41AM -0400, Charles Oppermann wrote: > > I assume your use of "MICROS~1" is some sort of clever dig at > Microsoft, but this is 2009 - not 1995
Sorry, but while I agree the MICROS~1 pejorative can be a bit juvenile and uncalled for, your assertion that 8.3 filenames are a thing of the past is incorrect. If browsing an installation CD or the contents of your local drive isn't enough to raise a few questions ... [geo...@xp] # regtool list '/HKLM/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Control/FileSystem' NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation Win31FileSystem Win95TruncatedExtensions The default value for NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation is 0. Obviously, there's reasons for that, but this is one of those situations where an admonition of "Go ahead and laugh -- it's funny!" might be appropriate. -- George _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"