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Re: Interested in ext3fs for GSoC

In article <>,
Miles Fertel  <> wrote:
>I'm a computer science undergraduate at Harvard studying Operating Systems
>and I'm interested in implementing ext3 for a Google Summer of Code
>First off, the project page states that several years of ext3 GSoC projects
>have failed. I'm interested in finding out why, and figuring out what I can
>do to avoid their fate. The only documentation I could find was from the
>2008 GSoC student that just vanished.
>Where can I find specific information about previous attempts at ext3fs in
>I'm currently reading through the documentation in
> but it is likely a bit out
>of date.

That page is very much out of date. There was a successful ext{2,3,4} project
last GSoC (2016) by Hrishikesh Goyal. Here's the very nice writeup about it:

See at the bottom in "Future work to be done" for a possible project for
this year.



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