[U-Boot-Users] RFC:new multi image format

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Mar 20 00:39:30 CET 2007

In message <4b73d43f0703191602r53474db4vf366502110f9c306 at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> How about a cpio archive?  While the cpio command is a mind
> boggler for me the file format itself is very simple, which
> is why it was chosen for initramfs images.  The content files
> could have self documenting names and the MD5 or SHA1 sums
> could go in .md5 and .sha1 files.

Argh... no, please, not. Each entry requires a 76 byte  header,  with
90% of it completely useless information for us.

I don't think that matches our problem.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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