Subject: Re: fsck,newfs,dumpfs,fsdb as host tools
To: Darrin B.Jewell <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 06/10/2005 16:23:15
On Jun 10, 2005, at 1:48 PM, Darrin B.Jewell wrote:

> I have patches to build fsck, newfs, dumpfs and fsdb as host tools
> which I would like to commit.  They are primarily useful for cross
> host testing and debugging.

Might as well throw tunefs in there, as well.

> Does anyone mind?  Should I enable these with MKMAINTAINERTOOLS or
> inroduce another similar variable?

Seems like a reasonable idea, especially useful for embedded systems  
work.  I would also say do the msdos versions of these tools, as well.

Maybe have a MKFSTOOLS that defaults to YES but that people can set  
to NO if they wish.

-- thorpej