UDF support status ?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Jul 3 06:52:52 BST 2006

On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 01:01:39PM +0200, David Balazic wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman wrote :
> > On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 10:37:48AM +0200, David Balazic wrote:
> > > What's the deal with UDF ?
> >
> > You mean packet writing, not UDF.
> Actually I mean both.

UDF filesystems work just fine in read-only mode, and have for quite some
time now.

> According to https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/cd-packet-writing
> packet-writing is not done yet, so why does the GUI pretend, that it wrote
> the files to the CD ? Even with a dialog saying exactly that ?

That's correct, it isn't done yet.  I don't know what you mean about the GUI

> Besides isn't packet-writing a done deal, used on SuSE for years and
> merged into Linus kernel months ago ?

No, it requires further integration work (as you can see from the spec).

 - mdz

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