Subject: Re: "tfs" and other filesystems with very short names
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 09/22/1998 16:17:53
Jason Thorpe writes:
> On Tue, 22 Sep 1998 08:49:18 +0000 (GMT)
> Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > 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.
> This is "libsa", not the kernel. "tfs" is only in the boot blocks.
For now, yes, but maybe not always. Also, it is nice to keep a 1<->1
correspondence between kernel fs names and libsa names, and we may
have a tfs some day.