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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

    Nikita.

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