Hi: Porting Cramfs on FreeBSD

Oliver Fromme olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Wed Sep 27 06:07:28 PDT 2006

krishnamurthy holla wrote:
 >  I want to port cramfs to freebsd-6.1 ; can anybody give me
 > some tips about how to port..

I think porting cramfs is not a good idea.  It's GPL'ed,
doesn't fully support POSIX semantics, and has severe
limitations (16 MB maximum file size, 256 MB maximum file
system size).

It is probably better to design a new file system from
scratch (and make it BSD-licensed).

Just my 2 cents.

Best regards

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