2009-05-24 16:08:58

by Gertjan van Wingerde

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Subject: [PATCH v2] dump: support for ext4 file-systems on Linux.


version 2 attached. The original patch contained a bug in which ext4 extents index nodes were dumped as well as part of a regular file dump.
Still only for Linux.

Gertjan van Wingerde.

On 05/24/09 13:55, Gertjan van Wingerde wrote:
> Hi,
> Find attached a patch I created to support the dumping and restoring of ext4 file-systems under Linux.
> For now it only works on Linux, as it uses the ext2fs library functions to get hold of the real data blocks.
> I don't understand dump enough to also handle the non-Linux case, although it would seems that relying on
> the ext2fs library for other systems would be appropriate.
> N.B. Note that I am not subscribed to the mailing list, so cc me on replies.
> ---
> Gertjan.

dump_ext4.diff (1.91 kB)