Subject: Re: "tfs" and other filesystems with very short names
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From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 09/22/1998 14:12:01
[ On Tue, September 22, 1998 at 08:49:18 (+0000), Alan Barrett wrote: ]
> Subject: "tfs" and other filesystems with very short names
> > Added Files:
> > src/sys/lib/libsa: tfs.c tfs.h
> > Log Message:
> > Add `tfs', a USTAR-format FS, featuring fast floppy loads, 5% better
> > space efficiency, and (the real reason) multiple-volume files.
> Is it a good idea to add new filesystems with such short names? We just
> went through a process of renameing "cfs" to "coda" because of a name
> clash. I'd prefer to see see "tfs" renamed to "ustarfs" now, rather than
> wait for another name clash later.
Which reminds me -- why the heck wasn't it called "codafs"?
Greg A. Woods
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