File system from list of files?

Chris Johns chrisj at
Wed Sep 22 23:51:06 UTC 2004

Till Straumann wrote:
> If I remember right, there's a catch to this: the memory where the
> tar image resides is 'lost', i.e., forever used by the tar image.

Yes this is the downside of this approach and so does not scale well.

> Would be nice if it could be made available after untarring into
> IMFS somehow...

I suppose a system where a block of memory in the IMFS format (or 
whatever suitable format) is created on the host and mounted would be 
nice. This of course would assume your code is loaded and run from RAM.

  Chris Johns

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