Re: [PATCH 00/25] staging: erofs: introduce erofs file system

From: Christian Kujau
Date: Thu Jul 26 2018 - 20:32:28 EST

On Thu, 26 Jul 2018, Gao Xiang wrote:
> EROFS file system is a read-only file system with compression
> support designed for certain devices (especially embeded
> devices) with very limited physical memory and lots of memory

Out of curiousity, and as Richard already asked[0] - what about existing
file system, why can't they be used or extended instead of introducing yet
another file system into the kernel? JFFS2? UBIFS? CramFs? SquashFS?


BOFH excuse #247:

Due to Federal Budget problems we have been forced to cut back on the number of users able to access the system at one time. (namely none allowed....)