docs/78138: Error in pre-installation section of installation chapter
murray at freebsdmall.com
Fri Mar 18 16:20:09 UTC 2005
The following reply was made to PR docs/78138; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Murray Stokely <murray at freebsdmall.com>
To: "Devon H. O'Dell " <dodell at offmyserver.com>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: docs/78138: Error in pre-installation section of installation chapter
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 08:36:30 -0800
It is actually in the ports tree as sysutils/ntfsprogs. I've got a
patch to add it to the livecd but I think it's moot because there is
only space on DVDs. I'll run a build and see what kind of
dependencies the package pulls in.
On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 05:16:54PM +0100, Devon H. O'Dell wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 07:56:11AM -0800, Murray Stokely wrote:
> > Hi Devon, this is good information but I'd like to describe a more
> > FreeBSD friendly way of doing this. Can we provide ntfsresize on a
> > FreeBSD live CD?
> > - Murray
> I don't think so. The ntfsresize program is GPLed and relies heavily
> on the Linux NTFS project code. I don't know enough about NTFS or
> VFS to be able to say that it wouldn't be portable, but I think that
> there'd definitely be a lot of work involved.
> Until then, I'm afraid there's not a better way. I'd do it, but it
> will probably take a while for me to learn it and I've got other
> priorities at the moment.
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