Bug 23933 - System.IO.DriveInfo DriveFormat returns ext as Format instead of ext4
Summary: System.IO.DriveInfo DriveFormat returns ext as Format instead of ext4
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: mscorlib ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-10-20 09:05 UTC by Till Lorentzen
Modified: 2014-10-20 09:43 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Till Lorentzen 2014-10-20 09:05:06 UTC
System.IO.DriveInfo.DriveFormat should return ext4 for an underlaying "ext4" file system but just returns "ext".

I do need the exact version because of the differences between ext3 and ext4 in the ctime and mtime ranges. Or is there another/better API to extract the exact file system format?

Thanks a lot!

PS: I am using the mono version 3.10.0
Comment 1 Till Lorentzen 2014-10-20 09:43:56 UTC
This call returns the correct value "ext4":

new UnixDriveInfo("/").DriveFormat;

Why doesn't the drive info returns the same info?