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Old 05-08-2008, 12:58 AM   #1
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Read an EXT2 formatted flopy in Windows


I have to write a program in C++ which enables windows to read EXT2 formatted floppy and search for a particular file and copy it in Windows
so guys do u have any ideass?
the deadline for its submission is after 7 days
 
Old 05-08-2008, 01:49 AM   #2
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There are already several programs which can read ext2 under windows. I suggest you search the web for them. Copying into windows shouldn't then be much of a problem...
 
Old 05-08-2008, 02:58 AM   #3
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mate i need the code not the complements thanx
 
Old 05-08-2008, 03:17 AM   #4
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I simply typed in "read ext2 under windows" in the clusty.com search engine and got this right away: ext2ifs and explore2fs are the main programs that exist for the purpose, though there are others.

This sounds very much like a homework assignment, so I would be breaking the forum rules to just give you the code -even if I had it under my nose. I personally have no interest in the matter, but was willing to point you in a gerneral direction which might help you. Don't be too rude, or I'll lose even that motivation!

Downloading the sources for either one of the above mentioned programs should give you a good start on figuring out what code you need to complete your assignment -if either is written in C++. If not, do your own search using the string quoted above and you'll find still more programs whcih do *part* pf what you want.

This forum is an excellent place to get help with specific problems -usually once you have some code started. But you'll get stonewalled if you are rude or try to get forum memebers to respond to your 'urgent' deadline -especially if it is a homework assignment -it is against the forum rules to do the work for you, even if someone is able to.
 
Old 05-08-2008, 03:43 PM   #5
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start coding

7 days left for submission? Well, Bilali, you should start coding, I guess :-)

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Old 05-10-2008, 04:23 AM   #6
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oo sorry i dont know the rules .. actually this is not my field that is why i am not taking much interest in doing such assignments it is just an elective course to me... thanks for ur help
i really dont have any intension to be rude sorry if u feel so :-)
 
  


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