Generating generations of files

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Mon Apr 29 20:56:47 EDT 2019


On Monday 29 April 2019 20:20:50 DL Neil wrote:

> On 30/04/19 11:57 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 30, 2019 at 9:46 AM Eli the Bearded 
<*@eli.users.panix.com> wrote:
> >> In comp.lang.python, DL Neil  <PythonList at DancesWithMice.info> 
wrote:
> >>> On 30/04/19 10:59 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> >>>>> bet a FAT filesystem would produce a different error
> >>>>
> >>>> Probably it'd raise BadFileSystemError or something. Which is a
> >>>
> >>> Fortunately, it runs on a Linux 'compute server'.
> >>
> >> I mount FAT under Linux all the time.
> +1
> +1 
> >> but generally for sneakernet reasons
> >
> > Hmm, really? Even for compatibility with Windows, I haven't used FAT
> > in years - normally a USB stick will be formatted NTFS. But,
> > whatever. Can use whatever you like!
>
> Wasn't his real error the word "under"?
> (and having just observed our Git specialist's inexorably-expanding
> waistline)
> Doesn't the FAT surround the lean?
>
> --
> Regards =dn


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