genext2fs - ext2 filesystem generator for embedded systems

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename genext2fs_1.4.1-4+b2_amd64.deb
Package name genext2fs
Package version 1.4.1
Package release 4+b2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin admin::filesystem hardware::embedded implemented-in::c interface::commandline role::program scope::utility
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Jérémie Koenig <>
Download size 21.45 KB
Installed size 55.00 KB
genext2fs is meant to generate an ext2 filesystem  as a normal
(non-root) user. It doesn't require you to mount the image file
to copy files on it. It doesn't even require you to be the
superuser to make device nodes.


Package Version Architecture Repository
genext2fs_1.4.1-4+b2_i386.deb 1.4.1 i386 Debian Main
genext2fs - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14


Type URL
Binary Package genext2fs_1.4.1-4+b2_amd64.deb
Source Package genext2fs

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install genext2fs deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install genext2fs




2011-11-29 - Jérémie Koenig <>
genext2fs (1.4.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/byteswap_fix.diff: New patch by Samuel Thibault,
fix a segfault in the byte swapping code on little-endian architectures
(closes: 644776).
2011-09-03 - Jérémie Koenig <>
genext2fs (1.4.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (closes: 579369).
* Packaging cleanup:
- update autotools dependencies; 
- update to debhelper 8;
- switch to source format 3.0 (quilt);
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2.
* debian/patches/blocksize+creator.diff: New patch, add options -B and -o
to select the block size and creator OS (closes: 562999).
* Add Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser fields to debian/control.
* Add debian/gbp.conf (configuration for git-buildpackage).
2009-09-30 - Barry deFreese <>
genext2fs (1.4.1-2.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build depend on automake instead of automake1.4. (Closes: #549097).
* Version GPL version in debian/copyright.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.8.3.
2008-01-12 - Giacomo Catenazzi <>
genext2fs (1.4.1-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-Maintainer Upload, at BSP in Zurich
* in sscanf the "a" could mean "malloc" or the new C99 floating,
so don't use it, not to have surprises.
2007-07-29 - Franz Pletz <>
genext2fs (1.4.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
2007-07-29 - Franz Pletz <>
genext2fs (1.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release. (Closes: #406078)
* updated.
* Switch to debhelper 5.
2006-10-27 - Neil Williams <>
genext2fs (1.4-rc1-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* FTBFS: Cannot satisfy Build-Depends on automake (Closes: #395150)
2006-06-26 - Franz Pletz <>
genext2fs (1.4-rc1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed description (Closes: #371083)
2006-05-28 - Franz Pletz <>
genext2fs (1.4-rc1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release, removed cvs blurb from diff.
* debian/control:
- New Maintainer. (Closes: #369191)
- Tweaked Description.
- Bumped Standards-Version to 3.7.2, no further changes necessary.
* Updated debian/changelog.
* debian/rules:
- Moved debhelper compatibility level setting to debian/compat.
- Miscellaneous minor cleanups.
* Added debian/watch.
2005-12-05 - David Kimdon <>
genext2fs (1.3-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Add build depends on automake and autoconf. (Closes: #341750)

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