Re: Linux-Sparc ext2 compatibility?

Systemkennung Linux (
Fri, 23 Aug 1996 09:40:06 +0200 (MET DST)

> One stigma is that the m68k people are very reluctant to use my code,
> I've shown it to them and have explained the benefits of using my
> method and switching to little endian ext2 on all big endian platforms
> by default. They have some reservations due to the fact that so many
> pre existing m68k Linux machines use big endian ext2, and the switch
> over will be painful if they aren't careful. I can understand this.


> Theodore's original message should have been directed to the m68k port
> folks since they are the only port with the problem he has brought up.

Cite of Hamish MacDonald when I suggested him to do looong time ago to
do what you acctually did: "That's why god made tar." Argh.