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Re: Bug#200153: ITP: e2tools -- utilities for manipulating files in an ext2/ext3 filesystem

Ralf Treinen <treinen@club-internet.fr> writes:

> > E2tools is a simple set of GPL'ed utilities to read, write, and
> > manipulate files in an ext2/ext3 filesystem.
> please excuse my ignorance - what would be the advantage of these
> tools over the core file utilities which use the VFS layer?

You don't need root. Useful for example to build rescue floppy images.


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