[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/3] fs/iso9660: allow building a hybrid ISO image

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Tue Feb 3 14:15:45 UTC 2015

On 02/02/15 22:13, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:
> On 19/01/15 20:52, Noé Rubinstein wrote:
>> This adds an option to build an ISO image using ISOLINUX as a
>> bootloader, as ISOLINUX provides "isohybrid", an utility that enables
>> using an ISO image as a bootable disk image.
>> Signed-off-by: Noé Rubinstein <nrubinstein at aldebaran.com>
>  Hi Noé,
>  While you're working on this, there is something else that you may be
> interested in doing.
>  Currently, the iso image that is generated is not really the root filesystem,
> but it contains a cpio image with the real root filesystem. But in fact, there
> is no good reason to work that way, and it really complicates the build.
> Instead, it would be a lot more logical to create a real iso9660 root filesystem
> using the RockRidge extensions.
>  That would also allow the iso9660 fs to finally use the ROOTFS_TARGET
> infrastructure, removing a lot of cruft.
>  If you're willing to work on this, you can add it as an additional patch to
> your series. It's very likely that it will need a couple of review cycles, so be
> prepared for that :-)

 By the way, take a look at these two very old patches by Jerome Sagnole:


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