Plans for 1.8+ (2.0?)

ricardo ricardo at
Wed Jan 31 18:47:35 PST 2007

On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 21:35:42 -0500 (EST)
"Justin C. Sherrill" <justin at> wrote:

> On Wed, January 31, 2007 3:18 pm, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> >
> >     I am seriously considering our options with regards to ZFS or a
> >     ZFS-like filesystem.  We clearly need something to replace UFS,
> >     but I am a bit worried that porting ZFS would be as much work
> >     as simply designing a new filesystem from scratch.
> One of the reasons people are so excited about ZFS is because it
> solves the problem of managing space.  Disk management is and has
> always been a pain in the rear, and ZFS goes a long way toward
> reducing that.
> While constructing a new filesystem will help your goals, it will also
> mean that DragonFly users miss out on having all the other advantages
> that come with ZFS.  Put another way, we're going to lose planned
> functionality.

  You're implying that ZFS=God, in other words, you're implying that
there could be no better FS that ZFS. A very obnoxious statement!


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