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Re: NiLFS(2) import
On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 01:23:46PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> > Any decision to remove LFS should be taken on the merits of LFS [...]
> > rather than based on the appearance of another unrelated FS that
> > merely has a similar design.
> Yes and no.
> The merits of LFS to NetBSD depend, in part, on what other facilities
> are available for providing the functionality LFS brings. If nilfs
> brings the same benefits as lfs (I don't know whether this is actually
> so), lfs becomes less valuable to us with nilfs's appearance,
> especially if nilfs also avoids some/all of lfs's downsides.
But in any event it's not time to apply this calculus until nilfs is
running read-write with a working cleaner.
David A. Holland
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