HEADS UP: SUJ Going in to head today

Gary Jennejohn gary.jennejohn at freenet.de
Wed Apr 21 07:39:43 UTC 2010

On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 12:15:48 -1000 (HST)
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.

And the crowd goes wild.

SUJ is _great_ and I'm glad to see it finally making it into the tree.

Gary Jennejohn

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