Subject: Re: Moving (some) fs kernel code under sys/fs/ ?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromír <email@example.com>
Date: 06/16/2001 10:23:26
> Why be inconsistent? i.e., if ntfs, adosfs, etc., can move, why not
> ufs and nfs?
It's mostly matter of convenience. The amount of changes within
ufs/* is much bigger than for other filesystems. It would be hard
to track down old issues if ufs/*/ or nfs moved. Also, I consider
nfs and ufs/* critical enough to warrant location under sys/.
> isofs/cd9660 should probably be flattened down to one level of
> hierarchy. Its current location is a 4.4-ism, and it's not at all
> clear that it's really The Right Thing. (it should probably be
> fs/iso9660 or something, and 'iso9660' should be accepted as a valid
> name for the FS as well as cs9660.)
Yes, this seems sensible. cd9600 is strange name, it should have
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.ics.muni.cz/~dolecek/
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