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Re: ntsec vs ntea
- From: Nicholas Wourms <nwourms at yahoo dot com>
- To: Matt Swift <swift at alum dot mit dot edu>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 20:50:10 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: ntsec vs ntea
--- Matt Swift <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have been using Cygwin with a value CYGWIN="ntsec ntea binmode
> for a long time under Win2k and WinXP with NTFS hard drives. On
> rereading the documentation, it seems to me that the "ntea" and
> "ntsec" values select different solutions to the same problem, and
> that there is no reason to set both. Is this a correct
> interpretation? Which method is used when both flags are set?
> is the best one to use? If I switch to using just one of them,
> will I
> encounter any problems due to having used the other?
You only need ntea if your hdd's are FAT, otherwise ntsec is quite
sufficient for your needs. I have no idea what happens when you set
both flags on NTFS, other then waste space.
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