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Re: toolchain/33924: feature request: makefs(8) should output blocks used by each file
The following reply was made to PR toolchain/33924; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Matthias Scheler <tron%zhadum.org.uk@localhost>
To: NetBSD GNATS <gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Cc: Antti Kantee <pooka%cs.hut.fi@localhost>
Subject: Re: toolchain/33924: feature request: makefs(8) should output blocks
used by each file
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 13:12:42 +0100
On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 01:20:04PM +0000, Antti Kantee wrote:
> On modern NetBSD, such utilities should be written using the rump and ukfs
> libraries so that they work on all file systems and do not unnecessarily
> duplicate file system specific knowledge in the utility.
"makefs" can be used while cross-building on a platform other than NetBSD.
AFAIK "rump" cannot be used on other platform.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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