Re: [ANN] Squashfs 3.0 released

From: Xavier Bestel
Date: Fri Mar 17 2006 - 10:51:50 EST

On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 01:45, Phillip Lougher wrote:
> Hi,
> Squashfs 3.0 has finally been released. Squashfs 3.0 is a major
> improvement to Squashfs, and it addresses most of the issues that
> that have been raised, particularly the 4GB filesystem and file
> limit. It can be obtained from the usual address http://
> There is still some work to be done, in
> particular NFS support which I'll add as soon as I get time. After
> this I'll consider resubmitting patches to the LKML.
> From the changelog, the improvements are as follows:
> 1. Filesystems are no longer limited to 4 GB. In
> theory 2^64 or 4 exabytes is now supported.

Isn't 2^64 16 exabytes ?


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