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Re: state or future of LFS?
On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 12:26:42PM +0000, Wouter Klouwen wrote:
> Niels Dettenbach(nd%syndicat.com@localhost) said 2009.04.10 14:18:00 +0000:
> > what is the current usability state of the LFS (Log-structured File
> > System)?
> AFAIK, in 5.0 it is dropped due to some kernel changes that no one wanted to
> feed through into LFS.
Partially. LFS has been updated for 5.0 but it has bugs. The underlying
issue is not so much that BSD-LFS is unmaintained, but that the codebase
has intractable problems.
Looking at the bigger picture, the NetBSD project would be better served by
euthanizing LFS and bringing in a similar technology with a known working
and maintained implementation, such as ZFS or HAMMER.
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