HEADS UP: SUJ Going in to head today

Marius Nünnerich marius at nuenneri.ch
Tue Apr 20 22:52:31 UTC 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 00:15, Jeff Roberson <jroberson at jroberson.net> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> You may have seen my other Soft-updates journaling (SUJ) announcements. If
> not, it is a journaling system that works cooperatively with soft-updates to
> eliminate the full background filesystem check after an unclean shutdown.
>  SUJ may be enabled with tunefs -j enable and disabled with tunefs -j
> disable on an unmounted filesystem.  It is backwards compatible with
> soft-updates with no journal.
> I'm going to do another round of tests and buildworld this afternoon to
> verify the diff and then I'm committing to head.  This is a very large
> feature and fundamentally changes softupdates.  Although it has been
> extensively tested by many there may be unforseen problems.  If you run into
> an issue that you think may be suj please email me directly as well as
> posting on current as I sometimes miss list email and this will ensure the
> quickest response.

Hi Jeff,

congratulations for your work! I'm very excited to see it enter the
tree. Do you plan to MFC it to 8?

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