Subject: Re: ext2fs is in the tree
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/1997 14:06:08
> Zdenek Salvet writes:
> > > Ted Lemon writes:
> > > > > What do other people think?
> > > >
> > > > I think that we have a more reliable system than that, *but*: we can
> > > > start calling the kettle black when we have a filesystem that never
> > > > needs to be fsck'd, even if the system crashes in the middle of a
> > > > metadata update.
> > >
> > > You'd be wanting AIX's JFS, then...
> > And what about LFS ?
> Anyone who's actually seen LFS work is invited to tell us about it.
According to a recent PR, with a fix to vfs_bio.c, LFS at least gets
to the point where you can copy a source tree to it, etc.
Of course, Charles vehemently pointed out that that fix was
unnecessary and incorrect, when I asked him to look at the PR.
(Before one of his mods to the bio code, it had code that did the same
thing that the fix does...)