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SubjectRe: Status of FAT CVF?
On Jun 11, 2002  21:38 -0700, Alan wrote:
> What is the status of fat_cvf in 2.4.x? Is the code abandoned?
> Supported? Working? Not working? Pining for the fnords?
>
> I have an old drive I am trying to get data off of and mounting the
> compressed partition via loopback does something strange. The mount
> point shows no files, but "df" shows the correct amount for data used.
> (The compressed DriveSpace 3.x partition does contain data.)
>
> Not urgent. (I can get the data other ways.) Just wanting to know how
> bad it is before I start wading into the code.

There was a patch posted last week to l-k which basically removed CVF
support from the kernel entirely, because it was totally non-functional.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/

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