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SubjectRe: Initramfs and TMPFS!
On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 05:16:05PM -0400, wrote:

> Also, tar should be an option instead of cpio for the archiver,
> because tar is more widely used.

pretty much everyone will have cpio and it's format is much
simpler/cleaner to deal with

if we want vastly more complex early-userspace semantics i think we
need to carefully decide what is needed and how to put as much of that
logic into userspace rather than hacking this much more in the kernel
for fear of breaking things in subtle ways
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