hammer2 branch in dragonfly repo created - won't be operational for 6-12 months.

Zenny garbytrash at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 22:15:11 PST 2012

Hi Matt:

I am incurably interested to experience HAMMER2. Is there any progress
report? If there is any, can it be tested in production environment? I
am for replacing ZFS with HAMMER2 (meaning switch completely to
DragonFlyBSD 3.x).

Keep up the marvellous work!

Season's greetings!

On 2/9/12, Matthew Dillon <dillon at apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
> I have created a hammer2 branch in the main repo so related commit messages
> are going to start showing up in the commits@ list.  This branch will
> loosely
> track master but also contain the hammer2 bits that we are working on.
> The initial commit this branch contains mostly non-compilable specifications
> work and header files.
> hammer2 is NOT expected to be operational for at least 6 months, so don't
> get
> your hopes up for it becoming available any time soon.  Once it becomes
> operational most of the features are NOT expected to be in place until the
> end of the year (hardlinks probably being one of those features that will
> happen last).
> At some point starting at around 6 months, when all the basics are working
> and the media structures are stable, it will be possible to split the
> workload up for remaining features.  I'll be posting another followup in
> a few minutes on the design work done since the last posting.
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon
> 					<dillon at backplane.com>

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