XFS for FreeBSD, new snapshot available
Pawel Jakub Dawidek
pjd at FreeBSD.org
Sat Aug 20 15:31:23 GMT 2005
On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 10:37:41AM -0400, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
+> On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 04:00:42PM +0300, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
+> > >You'll get more feedback if the code is in the tree, and there is
+> > >precedent for committing filessystems without write support.
+> While I understand that this has been done for other filesystems,
+> I am not going to put XFS into the FreeBSD tree until I feel
+> that it is ready. The source code and patches are available
+> for people to try, so just because something is not in the tree,
+> it does not preclude interested developers and users from
+> trying it out and providing feedback/patches.
The truth is, that when it is the tree, it is much easier to try.
AFAIR, there was no feedback when kan@ had posted last snapshot.
I fully understand that it is not ready yet for committing, but when
you start to fell read-only support is ready, don't wait for the
full read-write support and allow to commit it.
Then you can work on r/w support in peace and (in parallel) enjoy
feedback from users:)
Pawel Jakub Dawidek http://www.wheel.pl
pjd at FreeBSD.org http://www.FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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