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Re: CVS commit: src/usr.sbin/makefs

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 11:01:42PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 09:52:18PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > > It looks mandatory to make makefs(8) handle partition maps for CD images.
> > 
> > I'm not sure I understand exactly what you mean and why makefs is the right
> > tool here. Postprocessing the image is fine 
> I think the problem is that the final ISO9660 output including
> embeded MD boot fs and partition maps still has to be iso9660 compliant.
> There is no public space to store MD parameters for postprocessing
> in output image, ...

Could the extra parameters be put into a file within the image?
Then the postprocessing phase would have the required data.

Or even in a separate file !


David Laight:

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