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RE: newbie to JFFS2
On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 13:44 +0530, Srivatsan wrote:
> Thanks Mr. Artem. Please excuse me if I am asking too obvious questions.
> 1) I have a requirement in my software to make the filesystem self
> referential. For this I had gone thro' JFFS source code and also
> source code. But the problem is that the filename representations are
> made in the RAM based structures rather than the in flash data
> structures. How is the File System getting the Filename while it is
> built in JFFS? In our design we are not particular to support
Names are stored within the filesystem on flash media in the dirent
nodes. They may be cached in RAM, but are read from flash to the cache.
> 2) What I meant by versioning is the version for each file (e.g., CVS)
> stored on the file system. If anybody can give me a case study of how
> they have done this, might be very useful to me.
JFFS2 doesn't know anything about user-level versions like CVS. For
JFFS2 as for any other file-system I know all files are treated equally.
JFFS2 uses versions of *nodes* (not files) internally and this is not
the business of user-space applications.
> 3) Does www.embeddedlinuxworks.com still exists or has it relocated?
I Have no Idea.
Artem B. Bityuckiy,
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