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[agc%pkgsrc.org@localhost: Re: Google SoC Proposal Ideas]
[Sorry - for some reason I'm getting duplicate emails, and this reply
didn't get sent to tech-userlevel. - agc]
----- Forwarded message from Alistair Crooks <agc%pkgsrc.org@localhost> -----
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 15:03:35 +0000
From: Alistair Crooks <agc%pkgsrc.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: Google SoC Proposal Ideas
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On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 08:30:31PM -0400, cberardi%natoufa.com@localhost wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 08:24:00PM +0000, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > I don't think that having to unmount a file system, resize it, and
> > mount it again is viable these days - we need file systems that can
> > grow and shrink whilst still mounted.
> > Regards,
> > Alistair
> Are you saying that the resizer utility needs to eventually to be
> able to resize the filesystem while it is 'live' or that the
> filesystem itself needs to first support this?
Sorry, I got waylaid.
I think future file systems design and implementation is beyond the
scope of the file system resizer project - and I'd really like to
see us having the ability to resize FFSv2 file systems well.
Thanks for your interest.
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