libubiio : userspace UBI input output library

Corentin Chary corentin.chary at
Tue Mar 3 03:37:34 EST 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 8:59 AM, Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 08:48 +0100, Corentin Chary wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We first made that lib for us. And as it can be considered as "usable" (wich is
>> not the case for the rest of the project) we posted it there.
>> If you think it can be merged in mtd-utils, we'll take some time for
>> the coding style
>> and cleanups... I wanted to do that before, but didn't had a lot of
>> time to do so.
>> Which part of mtd-utils could use this lib ? maybe mkfs.ubifs ?
> Well, I personally do not see any reason not to merge this. I just
> suggest to work with mtd-utils from the very beginning. I know it looks
> very messy and crappy. But you may make it better while working with it.
> And that would be a great contribution as well. And this would be more
> collaborative, I think.
Indeed. I know there is a lot to do with mtd-utils, but my kernel hacking time
is full these days. I really should find a job where I could be paid for that !

> So far, it looks like ubi-utils/new-utils would be a better place for
> this, isn't it? But it would also be nice to send the source code to the
> ML. It will unlikely get much review, but still.
Ok, in the next weeks we'll make some cleans. Then we'll send patchs
to merge it in mtd-utils.
In the mean time, you can "git clone git://"

Corentin Chary

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