ETA for ZFS v. 13 Merge From HEAD ?
zbeeble at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 14:09:20 PDT 2009
On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Chris Ruiz <chris at young-alumni.com> wrote:
> AFAIK ZFS v13 requires changes to the kernel that would break the ABI,
> which is not allowed to change in a STABLE branch. With 8.0 coming within
> the next 6 months, I doubt that 7 will see a new version of ZFS.
Can we have someone who actually knows comment on this requirement? The
last time this was discussed, I didn't hear this conclusion --- that ZFS 13
required ABI breaking kernel changes.
> Also, OpenSolaris has yet to integrate ZFS on disk encryption into their
> source. The code is currently under review:
> http://opensolaris.org/os/project/zfs-crypto/ . OpenSolaris uses ZFS v14
> now and on disk encryption will probably be synced to a newer version of
> ZFS, meaning that this would require another code sync with OpenSolaris.
It should be said that importing updates from OpenSolaris needs to be
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