[ECOS] JFFS2 eCos port updated.

Gary D. Thomas gary.thomas@mind.be
Mon Jan 27 15:41:00 GMT 2003


On Mon, 2003-01-27 at 08:24, David Woodhouse wrote:
> The current JFFS2 code has been updated to work in eCos again, and the 
> master CVS tree contains a script which can be used to make an EPK of it.
> 
> The core JFFS2 code is now almost clear of Linuxisms, which mean all the 
> Linux-like code in the eCos parts are now almost entirely inexcusable.
> 
> While I'm happy to maintain the core parts and make sure they remain
> portable enough to continue working in eCos, I'd quite like a volunteer to
> maintain the eCos-specific bits of JFFS2 -- preferably starting with a 
> rewrite :)
> 
> It'd also be nice to see RedBoot commands added for mounting, reading and 
> possibly also writing to JFFS2 partitions -- other bootloaders have been 
> able to boot Linux kernels from a JFFS2 partition for some time now, and 
> it's a shame RedBoot can't do it when all the actual code to do the JFFS2 
> parts is there already.
> 
> Any volunteers?

Count me in :-)  I've been wanting to do this for a long time
as well, so now's as good a time as ever.

What do we need to do to merge your work (as a starting point)
to the eCos [public, anonCVS] tree?

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