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SubjectRe: [PATCH] LogFS take three
On Tuesday 15 May 2007, Jörn Engel wrote:
> > I've been semi watching this, and the only comment I really can give
> > is that I hate the name.  To me, logfs implies a filesystem for
> > logging purposes, not for Flash hardware with wear leveling issues to
> > be taken into account.
> Yeah, well, ...
> Two years ago when I started all this, I was looking for a good name.
> All I could come up with sounded stupid, so I picked "LogFS" as a code
> name.  As soon as I find a better name, the code name should get
> replaced.

When doing a google search on logfs, there are less than five results
among the first 100 that don't refer to your work. The other two listed
in there are also log-structured file systems: The inferno flash file
system ( and the
(discontinued) file system named lfs from the 2005 google summer of

I'd say the name should stay, changing it now can only add more confusion.

Arnd <><
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