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SubjectRe: isofs maintainer and write support

On Jan 13 2008 14:28, xerces8 wrote:
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>I write here as the MAINTAINERS file has no entry about the isofs.


>
>The question is : Is there any plan/way/idea to have read/write support
>for isofs ?
>
>I know of user space tools that can perform any operation (like
>create/read/write/rename/delete file/directory) but that is nowhere
>as convenient as a real filesystem.

No. ISO-9660 is not meant to be randomly written, just like romfs,
cramfs and squashfs and .tar.gz/.tar.bz2 files. Userspace tools
recreate the whole ISO (or are very smart in reordering blocks). Use
UDF instead.


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