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NTFS-3G Driver Now Enables Read-Only Mount Fallback for Hibernating NTFS Drives

The NTFS-3G project gets a new stable update once a year, around the end of March, and this year’s release adds a bunch of goodies, such as the ability to allow kernel caching by lowntfs-3g when Posix ACLs aren’t used, as well as to enable read-only mount fallback when the drive enters hibernate state. A full check is now made to determine if an extended attribute is allowed or not, the usermap and secaudit components were moved to ntfsprogs and are now known as ntfsusermap and ntfssecaudit, and the full library API (Application Programming Interface) is now used on operating systems that lack support for extended attributes.