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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Interest in some code to read DMG files?
Date Sat, 21 May 2016 14:42:43 GMT
Hi,

Bernd Eckenfels <ecki@zusammenkunft.net> schrieb am Sa., 21. Mai 2016 um
14:35 Uhr:

> Hello Christofer,
>
> there is no low level filesystem image or arhive file code in VFS, so I
> think it would be better to add it to commons-compress. We could then
> add a VFS provider on top of it for more FS abstractions.
>
> When implementing it, it might be good to adhere to the NIO filesystem
> abstraction API, as this is a possible candidate for VFS to envolve to.
> (I think commons-compress does not have a abstraction API for this).
>
> Are you planning to support writing/creating images as well?
>

If we're talking about images, why not Commons Imaging? Note that it need
some work to get in a releasable state. I worked on Imaging last fall but
then got caught up by other things. This would be a good opportunity to get
some movement into that component again.

Benedikt


>
> Gruss
> Bernd
>
>
>
>  Am Sat, 21 May
> 2016 08:10:12 +0000 schrieb Christofer Dutz <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> >
> > for the Apache Flex project I have been working hard on some code to
> > unpack DMG images as all libs I could find were GPL I implemented
> > everything by reading the specs. I am not quite finished. The DMG
> > part is finished, now I'm working on parsing the mac filesystem
> > BTree ... will still take a while, but I think locating this code in
> > the Apache Flex project doesn't seem to be the right place. After
> > reading the Apache Commons VFS release earlier today I think this
> > would be the best place to put it.
> >
> >
> > Is there any interest in this?
> >
> >
> > Chris
> >
>
>
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