helpmtools - Support: sr #109168, case byte unfilled for directory...


sr #109168: case byte unfilled for directory entries . and ..

Submitted by:  Marco Migliori <sgerwk>
Submitted on:  Mon 17 Oct 2016 06:27:35 AM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  2 - Minor Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  None

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Mon 17 Oct 2016 06:27:35 AM UTC, original submission:  

It seems that when creating the dot and dotdot files (. and ..) in a new directory, the case byte (offset 0x0C) are not set to any specific value. This causes problems with dosfsck, which does not recognize these entries as special and signal a wrong short name.

See enclosed patch.

Marco Migliori <sgerwk>


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

Attach Files:

Attached Files
file #38742:  mtools-4.0.18.patch added by sgerwk (635B - application/octet-stream - path to make the case byte for . and .. to be zero)


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