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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: exfat: add exfat filesystem code to staging
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On Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:33:17 -0400, Sasha Levin said:

> It looks like the reason this wasn't made public along with the exFAT
> spec is that TexFAT is pretty much dead - it's old, there are no users
> we are aware of, and digging it out of it's grave to make it public is
> actually quite the headache.

Ahh.. For some reason I had convinced myself that base exfat implementations
used at least the 'keep a backup FAT' part of TexFAT, because on a terabyte
external USB drive, losing the FAT would be painful. But if Windows 10 doesn't
do that either, then it's no great sin for Linux to not do it (and may cause
problems if Linux says "currently using FAT 2", and the disk is next used on a
Windows 10 box that only looks at FAT 1....)

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