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Re: [opensuse] Re: faster way to get total dir size besides du?
On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 22:35:18 +0100, "Carlos E. R."
<robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

And FAT has currently some not very nice patches, like the addition
for long names.

FAT is a dinosaur nearly from the CP/M days and should have died long
ago! But it is very easy to implement and thus will live on and on on
consumer devices like cameras, mp3 players, thumb drives and other
flash memory. And when you thought that finally FAT would die because
the memory device exceeds the FAT limits, MS comes along with ExFAT
and you're bound to live with it for a couple of decades more ...

Philipp
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