HAMMER2 design in progress - 1-2 year time frame

Jeremy C. Reed reed at reedmedia.net
Wed Jun 15 10:56:35 PDT 2011

On Wed, 11 May 2011, Matthew Dillon wrote:

>     In addition, HAMMER2 is going to have two serious restrictions relative
>     to other filesystems.  (1) HAMMER2 will not support hardlinks.   And
>     (2) HAMMER2 has no physical way to resolve '..' and will depend on the
>     operating system's namecache to handle '..' (which DragonFly's will).

Will DragonFly suggest using other filesystem for / or what will you do 
about many third party software that use link(2)?

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