svn commit: r344316 - head/sys/cddl/contrib/opensolaris/uts/common/fs/zfs

Toomas Soome tsoome at
Wed Feb 20 08:10:10 UTC 2019

> On 20 Feb 2019, at 09:56, Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 06:43:28PM -0500, Shawn Webb wrote:
>> At the risk of painting a bikeshed a lovely color of neon purple, I'm
>> curious about if/how these types of commits get merged upstream to
>> (OpenZFS|Illumos|ZFS On Linux|where ever ZFS upstream is now|I'm very
>> confused|is anyone else confused where upstream is?).
>> Who is upstream? Is work like this going to remain as a downstream
>> patch to ZFS? Or is FreeBSD going to work to upstream this type of
>> work?
> I've always felt that we should've become upstream to everyone else
> the moment we knew Oracle would eat Sun (20 April 2009), and never
> understood why it didn't happen and now, ten years later, we're talking
> about ZFS on fucking Linux becoming our upstream.  Something'd got very
> wrong here and I'd like to know what and why.
>> I hope my curiousity doesn't offend anyone. ;)
> Not at all, I'm also confused and curious.
> ./danfe

The genuine lack of developers and development. If the updates do happen in ZoL (for zfs), it only means the developers find it easier to work there.


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