Status to make btsfs to the standard filesystem of Fedora
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Wed Jan 16 18:50:00 UTC 2013
On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 10:12:34AM -0800, Zach Brown wrote:
> > So there are a couple of issues with btrfs which I believe absolutely
> > must be fixed before it can become the default
> I'd agree, though I'd have a different list of pet bugs.
> But that's a subjective judgement. I'd be the first to admit that I'm
> pretty risk averse, especially when it comes to losing data and
> rendering machines unbootable.
I think both of us are making a subjective judgement. For myself, I
"want to believe" in btrfs, having championed immutable
state/wandering trees, and real databases for many years.
BUT I'm deeply unhappy about data corrupting bugs being effectively
ignored by upstream for months. That's not good.
Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
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