Subject: Re: kern/8515: Acorn CD-ROMs
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Stephen Borrill <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/01/1999 10:42:42
On Thu 30 Sep, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> Rock Ridge, for instance, adds a bunch of "stuff" and even causes file
> name munging (ooh, ahh!).  "why couldn't people just use native
> ISO-9660!"  (Yes, it's a useful, popular format.  but then, it sounds
> like the acorn changes are useful and popular in the circles in which
> you swim...)
> Are the changes and other specialness documented by some external
> authority?  If so, that probably ought to be cited.

They are documented, but are not publically available. My data
was from sections 5.3.5 and 5.3.6 in the Acorn CDFS functional
specification (CDFS is the Acorn RISCOS equivalent of cd9600).

Dr. Stephen Borrill, Director and Principal Engineer
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