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Re: GSoC ext3

On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 2:45 PM, Rus-Rebreanu Alin-Florin
<> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>  I may be a little late so my apologies. As I said in a previous email
> my job is to implement ext3 support on NetBSD as a GSoC student.
> My plan is to use the already available wapbl code to add journaling
> support to the ext2fs implementation. Since wapbl code has its primary
> target FFS some work needs to be done such that we have a more
> abstract journaling layer (like JBD with those familiar to linux).
> This will help when adding journaling capabilities to other
> filesystems. At this moment wapbl supports only metadata logging but
> in order to fully support ext3 there must also be support for
> data=journal and data=writeback.
I think it's a good idea to implement JBD for NB first.

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