[PATCH 0/2] RFC: Add support for UBI and UBIFS

Corentin Chary corentin.chary at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 08:15:28 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 1:57 PM, Artem Bityutskiy<dedekind at infradead.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 11:38 +0200, Corentin Chary wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Here is two patch to add support for UBI and UBIFS in libblkid
>> With that, if you type "blkid" it will show you UBIFS filesystem.
>> The thing is that I'm not sure this patch is really usefull as UBIFS
>> is a "nodev" filesystem, and it doesn't deal with block devices.
>> I first started theses patch to be able to do stuff like:
>> mount /dev/ubi0_0 /mnt/test but we need to patch UBIFS for that.
> Should not be difficult to implement in UBIFS.
>> So, do you think we should be able to do that ? If it's ok, these
>> two patch are a first step.
> No comments from my side, I do not use the library so I cannot
> really comment on this.

AFAIK mount(8) use this library to find the associated filesystem, so
it's needed
to remove the "-t ubifs".

Corentin Chary
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