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7,291

Downloads of v 1.7.8.1:

595

Last Update:

13 Jun 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • maharmstone

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winbtrfs driver filesystem

WinBtrfs

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1.7.8.1 | Updated: 13 Jun 2021

Downloads:

7,291

Downloads of v 1.7.8.1:

595

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • maharmstone

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WinBtrfs 1.7.8.1

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Details

To install WinBtrfs, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade WinBtrfs, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall WinBtrfs, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade winbtrfs -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade winbtrfs -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure winbtrfs installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: winbtrfs
    state: present
    version: 1.7.8.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'winbtrfs' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.7.8.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: winbtrfs,
    Version: 1.7.8.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller winbtrfs
{
   Name     = 'winbtrfs'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.7.8.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'winbtrfs':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.7.8.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install winbtrfs version="1.7.8.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 13 Jun 2021.

Description

Note for windows 10 users

This driver is "cross signed", not "WHQL signed". This means that it requires secure boot off in most cases.

Winbtrfs

WinBtrfs is a Windows driver for the next-generation Linux filesystem Btrfs.
A reimplementation from scratch, it contains no code from the Linux kernel,
and should work on any version from Windows XP onwards. It is also included
as part of the free operating system ReactOS.

If your Btrfs filesystem is on a MD software RAID device created by Linux, you
will also need WinMD to get this to appear
under Windows.

See also Quibble, an experimental
bootloader allowing Windows to boot from Btrfs, and Ntfs2btrfs,
a tool which allows in-place conversion of NTFS filesystems.

First, a disclaimer:

You use this software at your own risk. I take no responsibility for any damage
it may do to your filesystem. It ought to be suitable for day-to-day use, but
make sure you take backups anyway.

Everything here is released under the GNU Lesser General Public Licence (LGPL);
see the file LICENCE for more info. You are encouraged to play about with the
source code as you will, and I'd appreciate a note ([email protected]m) if you
come up with anything nifty.

See at the end of this document for copyright details of third-party code that's
included here.

Features

  • Reading and writing of Btrfs filesystems
  • Basic RAID: RAID0, RAID1, and RAID10
  • Advanced RAID: RAID5 and RAID6
  • Caching
  • Discovery of Btrfs partitions, even if Windows would normally ignore them
  • Getting and setting of Access Control Lists (ACLs), using the xattr
    security.NTACL
  • Alternate Data Streams (e.g. :Zone.Identifier is stored as the xattr
    user.Zone.Identifier)
  • Mappings from Linux users to Windows ones (see below)
  • Symlinks and other reparse points
  • Shell extension to identify and create subvolumes, including snapshots
  • Hard links
  • Sparse files
  • Free-space cache
  • Preallocation
  • Asynchronous reading and writing
  • Partition-less Btrfs volumes
  • Per-volume registry mount options (see below)
  • zlib compression
  • LZO compression
  • LXSS ("Ubuntu on Windows") support
  • Balancing (including resuming balances started on Linux)
  • Device addition and removal
  • Creation of new filesystems with mkbtrfs.exe and ubtrfs.dll
  • Scrubbing
  • TRIM/DISCARD
  • Reflink copy
  • Subvol send and receive
  • Degraded mounts
  • Free space tree (compat_ro flag free_space_cache)
  • Shrinking and expanding
  • Passthrough of permissions etc. for LXSS
  • Zstd compression
  • Windows 10 case-sensitive directory flag
  • Oplocks
  • Metadata UUID incompat flag (Linux 5.0)
  • Three- and four-disk RAID1 (Linux 5.5)
  • New checksum types (xxhash, sha256, blake2) (Linux 5.5)

Please Note: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is
out of date by more than a day or two, please contact the maintainer(s) and
let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.


tools\btrfs-1.7.8.1.zip
md5: 5022582ED8A9748E02332649DB8995D2 | sha1: 9F57EEFDB4CA074009A72F1A5DE2A40E26871AA1 | sha256: 7B5AFDE0E7AF9BADA3F32987D169C9FC140279C1DE2740CED3A1A638EB43496A | sha512: 1B24F84DE6063EB013B0A9459AB079DB6713E2582CF7999BD2493232EDC4DE4FE47F460E5D30D73CEF1298CBACD43886EF4DE7566F338DD9E8AD391E14696392
tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir              = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$fileLocation          = (Get-ChildItem $toolsDir -Filter "*.zip").FullName
$driverFile            = Join-Path $toolsDir 'btrfs.cat'
$outputFile            = Join-Path $toolsDir 'MarkHarmstone.cer'
$exportType            = [System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509ContentType]::Cert

Get-ChocolateyUnzip $fileLocation $toolsDir

Write-Host -ForegroundColor green "Extracting cert from driver"
$cert = (Get-AuthenticodeSignature $driverFile).SignerCertificate
$checkCert = Get-ChildItem Cert:\CurrentUser\TrustedPublisher -Recurse | Where-Object { $_.Thumbprint -eq $cert.Thumbprint }
if (!($checkCert)) {
    [System.IO.File]::WriteAllBytes($outputFile, $cert.Export($exportType))
    Write-Host -ForegroundColor green "Cert not found, adding to trusted store"
    certutil -addstore -f "TrustedPublisher" $toolsDir\MarkHarmstone.cer
} else {
    Write-Host -ForegroundColor green "Cert already trusted"
}

Write-Host -ForegroundColor green "Adding btrfs driver"
pnputil -i -a $toolsDir\btrfs.inf 



Write-Host -ForegroundColor green "Removing files for other architectures"
Remove-Item -Recurse -Path $toolsDir\aarch64
Remove-Item -Recurse -Path $toolsDir\arm

if (Get-OSArchitectureWidth 64) {
	Remove-Item -Recurse -Path $toolsDir\x86
} else {
	Remove-Item -Recurse -Path $toolsDir\x64
}

(Get-ChildItem -Recurse -Path $toolsDir -Filter '*.exe').FullName | ForEach-Object { Out-File "$_.ignore" }
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

Write-Host -ForegroundColor green	"Listing drivers"
$btrfsDrivers = Get-WmiObject win32_pnpsigneddriver | where { $_.DeviceName -like "*btrfs*" -and $_.InfName -like "*oem*"}

foreach($driver in $btrfsDrivers)
{
	Write-Host -ForegroundColor green "Removing driver" $driver.DeviceName $driver.InfName 
	pnputil -f -d $driver.InfName
}
tools\LICENSE.txt
From: https://github.com/maharmstone/btrfs/blob/master/LICENCE

LICENSE

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tools\VERIFICATION.txt
VERIFICATION
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.
 
1. Download the release zip from https://github.com/maharmstone/btrfs/releases

2. Use checksum utility of preference to get checksum of zip

3. Check that it matches checksum with btrfs.zip included in tools directory

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinBtrfs 1.7.8 123 Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Approved
WinBtrfs 1.7.7 735 Monday, April 12, 2021 Approved
WinBtrfs 1.7.6 857 Thursday, January 14, 2021 Approved
WinBtrfs 1.7.5 960 Saturday, October 31, 2020 Approved
WinBtrfs 1.7.4 737 Sunday, August 23, 2020 Approved
WinBtrfs 1.7.3 728 Monday, May 25, 2020 Approved
WinBtrfs 1.7.2 452 Friday, April 10, 2020 Approved
WinBtrfs 1.7.1 399 Monday, March 2, 2020 Approved
WinBtrfs 1.7 148 Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Approved

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