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Re: newbie to JFFS2
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>>>>> "Artem" == Artem B Bityuckiy <email@example.com> writes:
Artem> There is a model sometimes called "VFS model" where data is
Artem> represented by means of inode objects while names are
Artem> represented by directory entries. Inodes contain all the
Artem> file's (direcory's) data and metadata (permissions, etc). One
Artem> inode may be referred by several directory entries and this
Artem> allows us to have hardlinks. And this is common model, not
Artem> Do you want to join them? Then you'll end up with FAT which
Artem> is avoid of hardlinks.
FAT has all sorts of other stupids other than that, but I agree. leave
the stuff along.
If you want to create a directory that contains itself, that's
easy. Just force a hard link. "." is already such a directory, but
perhaps you would be happy with a symbolic link.
Creating a file that contains itself is meaningless.
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