[LEDE-DEV] Release planning

Felix Fietkau nbd at nbd.name
Thu Dec 29 10:33:31 EST 2016

On 2016-12-29 15:21, Yousong Zhou wrote:
> I am working on converting sunxi target to using new image generation
> code.  The initial goal is just that preserving what the current code
> does, i.e. making fix-sized sdcard images.
> I'd like to add another type of image where we have read-only squashfs
> rootfs and mkfs.ext4 remaining space at firstboot and using that ext4
> fs as rw overlay.  This part may take a while to review and evolve
> though and as such may not catch up with the release schedule.
This should be relatively simple. Just enable squashfs support, change
the kernel config to enable loopback device, ext4 and f2fs. Then build
squashfs images with a bit of padding like on x86 or mvebu.
fstools should take care of the rest at mount time.

- Felix

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