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Re: Time for JFFS3?
> If the name is JFFS3 than I aggree with Josh and a separated directory
> should be better. But this name may suggest some more redesign/rewrite
> (maybe rewrite from scratch?).
IMHO the JFFS3 from scratch is not very good idea. My experience working
with JFFS2 shows to me that JFFS2 it is tricker that I always thought.
There are many many different aspects and it is very hard to keep them in
mind together. So, I believe, if we start from scratch, we may result in
filesystem that is worse then JFFS2 :-)
I think the best way is to start from JFFS2. Ten we may evolutionary
change it, trying to get better filesystem.
How about to exclude the eCos support from JFFS3 (don't kill me please :-)
> To me it implies a break in backwards-compatibility more than a rewrite.
> Like ext2/ext3.
I just think about the possibility to change the format of some nodes. In
this case, if we mount JFFS2 image using JFFS3, we write JFFS3 nodes
there. As the result we have the image with mixed JFFS2 + JFFS3 nodes. How
to determine which file-system is this on the next mount? I believe, this
is solvable, but I suspect this will not be easy...
Artem B. Bityuckiy,
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