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Re: iflag/oflag for dd(1)
kjw%doglet.ca@localhost ("Kevin J. Woolley") writes:
>On 2015-03-16 16:43, Matt Sporleder wrote:
>>> On Mar 16, 2015, at 12:08 AM, Emmanuel Dreyfus <manu%netbsd.org@localhost>
>>> Linux's dd(1) has iflag and oflag operands to specify the O_* flags
>>> should be given to open(2) for the input and output file. It works
>>> Anyone against adding the feature? I can craft a patch if it is
>>> Emmanuel Dreyfus
>> Sounds pretty cool but not sure when I would use it.
>It comes in very handy for writing bootable SD card images, among other
>things (but that's my primary use for it).
Why would you need iflag/oflag for writing SD card images?
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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