Reported by Evan Lojewski, Jan 5, 2014
Chameleon is unable to read hard linked file on hfs partitions due to a bug in the hfs.c, hfs_compare.c, and hfs_format.h files. Hardlinked files are looked up in the \x0\x0\x0\x0HFS+ Private Data folder in the root of the drive. Chameleon (and hfs.c) do this by using the following string: "\xE2\x90\x80\xE2\x90\x80\xE2\x90\x80\xE2\x90\x80HFS+ Private Data" \xE2\x90\x80 is he UTF-8 code of NULL, which is then converted into UTF-16. The UTF16 value is \x2400 (null symbols) and NOT 0x00 as required by the file system. A quick fix for this is to update the string so that it results in the correct folder name. An updated string is as follows: "\xE0\x80\x80\xE0\x80\x80\xE0\x80\x80\xE0\x80\x80HFS+ Private Data" I've attached a diff with the change required.
Comment 1 by ErmaC , Jan 5, 2014
Done. Patch merged. ErmaC
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