mkfs.jffs2 for Windows

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Tue Feb 15 22:03:00 GMT 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Brandon S Johnson
> Sent: 14 February 2005 21:31

> I have been searching the mailing lists and the web for a version of 
> mkfs.jffs2 that will run on Windows.  I do not believe one is available

  Correct.  Cygwin relies entirely on the underlying 'doze OS for file-system
support, device drivers, and so on.  Since there is no 'doze support for jffs2,
there is no way to format and mount such a filesystem under cygwin.

  http://cygwin.com/acronyms#PTC, of course ;-)

> as the version available at 
> http://cygwin.mirrors.pair.com/jffs2/mkfs.jffs2  appears to 
> be a Linux executable.  

  That's because ttere are several projects mirrored there.  If you look at the
top level directory listing at http://www.cygwin.mirrors.pair.com/, you'll see
that it has a copy of the entire sourceware.org directory tree.  Only stuff
under the cygwin subdirectory is cygwin related; the stuff under jffs2 is indeed
Linux-targeted.


    cheers, 
      DaveK
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