Subject: Re: "tfs" and other filesystems with very short names
To: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/22/1998 17:36:37
Very good question. But there are two. We call it Coda here so
the directory is coda. Then I looked at all the fs's and some used
fs in the name of their methods and some did not; it was pretty evenly
"Greg A. Woods" <email@example.com> writes:
> [ 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.
> I agree.
> Which reminds me -- why the heck wasn't it called "codafs"?
> Greg A. Woods
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