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SubjectRe: XFS?
Bryan Whitehead writes:
> Hans Reiser wrote:
> > Nick LeRoy wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Think about this: Namesys is working on Reiserfs v4.0. v4.0. Hell -
> >> it's only been incorporated into the mainstream kernel for less than a
> >> year (at least by my recollection), yet it keeps advancing. I have
> >> _no_ idea what UFS version Solaris 8 is using (admittedly at least
> >> somewhat due to ignorance -- I use Solaris because I have a good ol'
> >> SPARCprinter which alas is not supported by Linux), or whether they've
> >> bother to do development on it to make it better, faster, etc. Yet,
> >> _we_ get this advancement all the time. Isn't it great?!
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > I think you'll really like v4, it is a complete rewrite from scratch,
> > and far better in every way. :)
> >
> > Hans
>
> What blows my mind (from someone that only watches kernel development)
> is how one project, XFS, a filesystem basically "done" is excluded from
> the mainline kernel while ReiserFS is getting a "complete rewrite from
> scratch".
>
> Maybe I don't get it cause I'm just watching... ;)

Then you missed "reiserfs inclusion into the kernel" soap opera.

And besides, reiserfs in mainline to no extent means reiser4 in mainline
(unfortunately).

>
> --
> Bryan Whitehead

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