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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/13] add the latest exfat driver

On 11/13/19 3:55 PM, Valdis Klētnieks wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:00:23 -0600, Eric Sandeen said:
>> On 11/13/19 2:17 AM, Namjae Jeon wrote:
>>> This adds the latest Samsung exfat driver to fs/exfat. This is an
>>> implementation of the Microsoft exFAT specification. Previous versions
>>> of this shipped with millions of Android phones, an a random previous
>>> snaphot has been merged in drivers/staging/.
>>> Compared to the sdfat driver shipped on the phones the following changes
>>> have been made:
>>> - the support for vfat has been removed as that is already supported
>>> by fs/fat
>>> - driver has been renamed to exfat
>>> - the code has been refactored and clean up to fully integrate into
>>> the upstream Linux version and follow the Linux coding style
>>> - metadata operations like create, lookup and readdir have been further
>>> optimized
>>> - various major and minor bugs have been fixed
>>> We plan to treat this version as the future upstream for the code base
>>> once merged, and all new features and bug fixes will go upstream first.
>> Apologies if I should know this already, but where are the userspace tools
>> for exfat located?
> The upstream for that is
> On Fedora, they're available in the rpmfusion RPM 'exfat-utils', not sure where
> Ubuntu or other distros put it.

Thanks, I wasn't sure if that was the "official" repo at this point.


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