near, mid, and long term prospects of dragonfly

Stanislav Syekirin stanislav.syekirin at
Wed Jan 18 19:01:11 PST 2023

On Mo, 16 Jan 2023 19:33:40 +0100
  Michael Neumann <mneumann at> wrote:

> All stress testing is done on HAMMER2 (all the DragonFly build 
>machines run HAMMER2 AFAIK), so if you run HAMMER1 yourself potential 
>regressions would go undetected and might hit you... unlikely but 
>possible :). HAMMER1 had been battle tested when it was still the 
>dominant FS for DragonFly.
> Regarding
> I think that page is just a bit outdated. You see that HAMMER2 is 
>already 10 years old and at one point in time it became the default 
>filesystem. Maybe HAMMER2 should be listed first.

Thank you for the explanation. I thing I'm missing some context. What 
were the reasons behind the switch? You have listed some of the things 
that HAMMER can do and HAMMER2 can not. What are some things that 
HAMMER2 does and HAMMER does not?


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