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Subject: Re: ext3 in archos?

Re: ext3 in archos?

From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 15:51:26 +0100

Chris Muth wrote:
> I - and possibly many others - start Rockbox from the flash ROM.
> This would be conducive to using <whatever fancy> file system.
>
> This would be nice. ext2 and almost certainly ext3 support linking files.
> That would be nice, since if a file fits in multiple categories, one can just
> hard/soft link them.

Links are nice, but IMHO not nice enough to spend massive amounts of developer time (and code space) to support ext2/3 in Rockbox. Especially in light of the fact that only part of our user base can use it anyway.

-- 
Björn
Received on 2004-01-06

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