a new way to hang 7.0
scottl at samsco.org
Fri Jan 4 12:21:52 PST 2008
Graham Todd wrote:
> Matthew Dillon wrote:
>> DragonFly has a new filesystem called HAMMER in the works which should
>> become production ready in a few months. All primary operations work now
>> so it is very real, but major pieces still need to be written and others
>> need to be rewritten and stabilized. It's in pre-alpha state now and
>> will be early-alpha by the DFly 2.0 release later this month. It should
>> be in a state that can be ported without having to play constant catchup
>> in maybe 2-3 months. This filesystem has full historical capabilities...
>> you don't even have to make snapshots per say, just sync, and you can get
>> at any data as-of any point in the past with a simple @@<timestamp>
>> file/directory name extension.
> Wow, pretty neat. If HAMMER becomes the default filesystem and snapshots
> are low cost and easy are they any plans to leverage these features? :-)
> If I understand some of the opensolaris work correctly they are
> starting to make use of zfs snapshots for upgrades/updates and packaging
There are better lists on which to discuss DragonflyBSD vaporware.
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