lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2008]   [Aug]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] nilfs2: continuous snapshotting file system
On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 11:47:18 +0200 Andi Kleen wrote:
>> It has many TODO items:
>
>How stable is the on-disk format?

It's almost stable.
Hopefully I don't want to make any major change on the on-disk
format which affects the compatibility.

Some unsupported features like atime, EA, and ACLs should be
carefully confirmed before merging to the mainline though
I believe they don't lead to the major change.

>If the file system makes mainline
>your user base would likely increase significantly. Users then tend
>to have a reasonable exception that they can still mount old file systems
>later on newer kernels (although not necessarily the other way round)

Yes I know. Thank you for the important advice.


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2008-08-21 06:53    [W:0.121 / U:0.684 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site