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SubjectRe: Initramfs and TMPFS!
On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 12:35:22AM -0400, robotti@godmail.com wrote:

> I don't know, because tar is probably more widely used and
> consequently people are more familiar with how to use it.

As I said before, the cpio format is cleaner/easier to parse in the
kernel. Everyone has cpio probably so using tar isn't necessary.

> But, that is not as important as having the option of using tmpfs
> as the initramfs.

Well, it's not clean that we really want this either. I have some
niche needs for it but I suspect most people will never use such an
option.
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