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GNU isofsmk (was: Re: Announcing mkisofs 1.13)

From: Robert Millan
Subject: GNU isofsmk (was: Re: Announcing mkisofs 1.13)
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2010 16:16:07 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)


On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 12:09:50AM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> If you really like to take the outdated mkisofs and play with it, I urge 
> you not to use the name "mkisofs" for this

Next release will be renamed to GNU isofsmk to make sure users won't get

> Note that your tar archive contains a file "NEWS" that makes incorrect claims:
> -     The software you published does not support files >= 4 GB
>       The original mkisofs supports files > 4 GB (implemented by me) 
>       since 3.5 years.

This claim isn't incorrect, but perhaps isn't clear enough:  It refers to a
limit in the size of the filesystem image itself, rather than its content.

Robert Millan

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