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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, email@example.com 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.
When you close your hand, you own nothing. When you open it up, you
own the whole world.
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