Questions from a Linux refugee
rmg1970swe at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 14:45:59 UTC 2015
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On 2015-01-06 12:33, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Jan 2015 11:55:03 +0100, Lev wrote:
>> 1. Lack of ext4 support. As a Linux user, I have lots of disks
>> with ext4 partition, and I simply wanted to copy files, but
>> failed. I might be naive, but ext4 is open, so why can't FreeBSD
>> have native support for ext4?
> Because of the amount of available file systems especially in Linux
> (more than 5), having them supported along with the operating
> system (!) is not FreeBSD's way to go. Instead you can find support
> in 3rd party software: The ports collection contains fuse which
> allows you to access many kinds of different file systems.
Isn't the issue more about ext4 being GPL licensed than about
maintaining support for several filesystems?
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