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Re: Bug#235769: ITP: e2fsimage -- Tool for creating an ext2 filesystem as non-root user

On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 11:39:11AM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> * Christian Hohnstaedt 
> | * Package name    : e2fsimage
> [...]
> |  This tool enables the user to create an ext2 filesystem as
> |  copy of an existing directory tree like mkcramfs, mkfs.jffs2
> |  or others for initial ramdisks or bootdisks.
> What's the difference between this and genext2fs?

e2fsimage uses the e2fsprogs library instead of creating the whole
fs-structure "by hand".
So it will be easier to add ext3 support in the future,
and to participate in improvements made by the e2fsprogs developers.

Otherwise it is pretty the same :-)

best regards


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