[Buildroot] target mkfs.ubifs support

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin+buildroot at gmail.com
Sun Jul 28 10:22:42 UTC 2013


Hi Paul,

On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 3:05 AM, Paul B. Henson <henson at acm.org> wrote:
> I was looking at trying out buildroot for an embedded project I'm
> working on. It doesn't look like buildroot currently supports building
> mkfs.ubifs for the target? I see that it can build it for the host to be
> used to create a ubi rootfs image, but I need to build it for the target
> and have it actually be in the rootfs.
>
> There's an option in package/mtd/Config.in for mkfs.jffs2, is there any
> reason other than nobody's needed it yet there isn't an analogous option
> for mkfs.ubifs? If not, would a patch adding the ability to compile
> mkfs.ubifs for the target and have it included in the rootfs image be
> welcome?

This is probably the only reason. Patches are certainly most welcome!

Best regards,
Thomas


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