Fedora 15, new and exciting plans
"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
johannbg at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 18:26:48 UTC 2010
On 11/12/2010 05:03 PM, clumens at redhat.com wrote:
>> We have been spending a lot of time and thought trying to scheme
>> about how to accelerate btrfs. At this point, it is actually fairly
>> stable but still missing key things (most notably a fsck that can
>> fix the file system!).
>> Last week at plumbers, we did get a large chunk of the btrfs
>> developers together for a few hours and have been working to make
>> sure that we have sufficient people working to get this done...
> This is good information, and makes me feel even better about removing
> the need for a btrfs command line option.
> What I mean about "we're not quite there yet" is that I don't really
> want to change over to it as the default in anaconda until we (1) have a
> release or two with it as a non-hidden option to get some feedback, and
> (2) know what our strategy with it in a greater sense is. If it's going
> to allow us to do all sorts of crazy new things, I'd like to enable the
> crazy new things at the same time as we switch it in as the default.
Sounds like a good plan to me.
Remove the need for the command line option for F15+
Gather feedback for F15 and F16
Consider switching the default to BTRFS in F17.
*DE could consider switching the default to use EXT4 directly without
I would think that users would love to experience the work that Theodore
Tso has been doing  and what better way is it for them to do other
then experiencing it first hand in F15 when it goes out the door..
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