Ivan Voras ivoras at
Thu Mar 1 21:56:34 UTC 2007

Richard Lynch wrote:
> On Thu, March 1, 2007 3:35 pm, Ivan Voras wrote:
>> Steve Franks wrote:
>>> How come I never hear defrag come up as a topic, and can't find
>>> anything related to defrag in the ports tree?  Is it really not an
>>> issue on UFS?  Can someone point me to an explantion if so?
> I've been told that most modern file systems have much better
> allocation routines and/or automated defragmentation as needed.
> So that the need to do "defrag" is essentially almost 0 for almost all
> users.

For what it's worth, this has been Microsoft's official position since
NTFS became mainstream.

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