[ECOS] File System?

Jesper Skov jskov@redhat.com
Mon Jan 31 00:14:00 GMT 2000


>>>>> "Jay" == Jay Lepreau <lepreau@cs.utah.edu> writes:

Jay> File systems in the OSKit's current bag of components include all
Jay> the Linux-supported filesystems (ext2, msdos, vfat, and iso9660
Jay> have been tested), the standard BSD "ffs" filesystem, and a
Jay> simple memory filesys.  Since the OSKit wraps essentially
Jay> unchanged code from the original OS's (except for the memory fs),
Jay> its file systems are more reliable and speedy than if we'd been
Jay> foolish enough to reimplement them.

But they are probably also GPLd then. This may be a problem for some
people since eCos is linked to the application code and thus require
the application code to be GPLd as well.

Jesper


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