FreeBSD 7.0

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Nov 23 03:17:05 PST 2007

kasthurirangan balaji wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using FreeBSD 6.1 on my laptop. I understand that
> FreeBSD 7.0 will have ZFS file system. I did go
> through the sun website to understand the advantages
> of ZFS. Given that, will FreeBSD have a
> BTree/B+Tree(replicating c++ multimaps, but file
> based) by default on ZFS which i guess should be very
> useful for persons like me who do not want a full
> fledged database with all SQL features. I am aware of
> the existence of dbm/ndbm/gdbm, but i guess all
> support hash. If my thoughts are wrong, pls correct
> me. I also hope that i have sent to the correct
> mailing list.

ZFS support will be optional in 7.0.  In fact it is still classed as an 
experimental feature.


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