Subject: Re: e2fsprogs [was: RE: CVS commit: pkgsrc]
To: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/06/2000 19:09:32
On Sun, 6 Aug 2000, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> > We probably should, and I'll give you the first data point:
> No, we shouldn't.
> We already have an fsck_ext2fs, and making a newfs_ext2fs based on
> newfs_ffs probably would not be that hard. ext2fs really is just
> a (bad) clone of FFS, so there's not much use in asking the author
> to release that code under a different license, when we would be
> better served by taking one of our FS tools that's "close already"
> and making it into the right thing.
OK for newfs_ext2fs, if we get manuel to do the work (he's on holiday for
the next 1.8 weeks).
But will it be as easy to write resizeffs?
NetBSD - because Unix isn't just #include <linux.h>, i386, ILP32, ELF, ...!