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Re: [PATCH] fix type mismatch in jffs.



On Wed, 10 September 2003 20:16:07 +0100, Russell King wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 08:03:04PM +0100, viro@xxxxxxx.uk wrote:
> > 
> > Seriously, though, by now fs/jffs/* has only one real use - extracting
> > data from old filesystem.  IIRC, there was even a talk about having it go
> > the way of ext and xiafs.  He's dead, Jim...
> 
> It isn't that dead - I get the occasional patch from people wanting to keep
> it working, although I really wish people would send them to dwmw2 rather
> than myself.

Yes, it still beats jffs2 in cases where people have <=5 flash blocks
and want a r/w filesystem on them.  Until David, myself or someone
else finds the time to improve jffs2 for corner cases like this, jffs
has a use - sadly.

Jörn

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