Re: e2dis: a Jigdo-like tool for Ext2+ FS images
Ivan Shmakov wrote:
> Jigdo has to â??discoverâ?? octet sequences on an image with
> hashing, which is computationally expensive.
> IIRC, Debian's genisoimage(1) was altered to prepare a Jigdo's
> .template file as part of the image generation, which is much
> more efficient. I believe that a similar approach could be, and
> should be, used for the other filesystems as well.
That would be absolutely the best way to go, yes. I added the code
into mkisofs and genisoimage, but it has since been abstracted out
into libjte, part of the cdrkit package in Debian.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead