[PATCH 1/4] fs/squashfs: new filesystem

Joao Marcos Costa joaomarcos.costa at bootlin.com
Thu Jul 9 22:19:17 CEST 2020


On Thu, 9 Jul 2020 21:50:03 +0200
Rasmus Villemoes <rasmus.villemoes at prevas.dk> wrote:

> On 09/07/2020 19.51, Joao Marcos Costa wrote:
> > Add support for SquashFS filesystem. Right now, it does not support
> > compression but support for zlib will be added in a follow-up
> > commit.  
> Cool, thanks for proposing this. While I'm not really in a position to
> review these, just one comment below.
> > 
> > +config SPL_FS_SQUASHFS
> > +	bool "Support SquashFS filesystems"
> > +	select FS_SQUASHFS  
> Is there any reason U-Boot proper must support squashfs if the SPL
> does? This isn't quite specific to this patch; I see a number of
> 'config SPL_FOO' that either depends on or selects FOO (e.g.
> SPL_FS_FAT), and I wonder why.
> Rasmus

Well, I don't have enough experience to answer this question properly,
but precisely as you mentioned, other filesystems do the same
concerning SPL, and I simply decided to follow their example.

Best regards,

Joao Marcos

More information about the U-Boot mailing list