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Intricacies of the NT Filesystem
An interesting discussion began in the comments of Raymond Chen's blog entry the other day. His post was about canonical order of entries in an ACL, but the comments drifted toward some interesting behavior of NTFS under Windows. It was off topic there, but I think the discussion touched on some important points, so I'm continuing it here. One of the things touched on was that file deletions are really a directory operation. NTFS supports hard links, which means a single physical file can be referenced ......

Posted On Thursday, June 14, 2007 3:16 AM

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