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#8 mksquashfs.c: Support "device-table file" / metafile

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nobody
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2010-07-16
2005-07-01
Testaaja
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Such files are eacy way to add device nodes to new file
system, for example to a JFFS2 file system.

There seem to be different formats:

http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0204.3/0738.html
http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0204.3/0736.html

And another (that we are using) for JFFS2:

http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/tuxscreen/buildroot-tux/sources/device_table.txt?rev=1.16

Discussion

  • Supported since Mksquashfs 4.0 with pseudo files.

     
    • status: open --> closed