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Re: kern/40375: netbsd-5: Process locks in vnode wchan when writing to LFS

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 04:40:07PM +0000, David Holland wrote:

>  For now, try 4.0_STABLE; there's also some talk of making an
>  lfs-renovation branch so it'll be usable again in 6.0.

I will vehemently oppose any such work if the "resurrection" is to be
anything like revivesa, where the patient is hooked back up to life support
and left to remain in a persistent vegetative state.

Our LFS implementation is utterly rotten and it would serve the _project_
and its _users_ better if we invested time in another solution like ZFS or
hammer. In fact, we are very close to a working port of ZFS.

I do think that a complete rewrite of LFS would be a very interesting
project and would support that, but it would be something done out of
personal interest.


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