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Hm. For fun I am dorking with porting FreeBSD filesystems to XNU. While it's certainly not a walk in the park so far, it looks very doable.

 

 

So if there is interest in the subject, I will update results of this R&D..

Quite tired now, laters all :)



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You means FAT32?

Funny. Then you can port KDE and create new unix-based system with XNU kernel looking as Windows XP.



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Hm. For fun I am dorking with porting FreeBSD filesystems to XNU. While it's certainly not a walk in the park so far, it looks very doable.


So if there is interest in the subject, I will update results of this R&D..
Quite tired now, laters all :)

What FS do you want to port?

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What FS do you want to port?

I am thinking of Ext2 (and UFS is gone from XNU now too :(  ) would be really useful for starters. Then who knows.

 

I am thinking of proper, native filesystems here. The VFS layer is a bit weird as they removed access to the structures and everything is "opaque".







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