Undeletion utililty for ext3/4

David Baron d_baron at 012.net.il
Sat May 2 20:39:56 UTC 2009

On Saturday 02 May 2009 19:00:14 ext3-users-request at redhat.com wrote:
>  have recently released a project on sourceforge
> > ( http://extundelete.sourceforge.net ) that can undelete a file from an
> > ext3 or ext4 partition.  It uses code from ext3grep to parse
> > command-line options, and uses libext2fs to read the partitions.
> > Instead of reading the entire partition, as ext3grep does, it reads
> > only the journal file and is able to restore a deleted file from the
> > information there and in (possibly deleted) directory blocks.  I hope it
> > is of some use.
> Thanks - I've added this to the collection of ext2/3 undeletion tools in
> the wiki: http://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Undeletion

Look good. Never had much luck with ext3grep.

However, cannot compile it. Has these huge hex constants that will not fit 
usual long types. Does this code need a 64-bit kernel or can I do something to 
the #defined I64 type to get this to compile?

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