Is btrfs ready to be default fs in F17 ?

Fernando Cassia fcassia at
Sun Nov 6 14:20:22 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 07:30, Alan Cox <alan at> wrote:

> Plus in a funny way btrfs is now in part un-needed,

Funny how so many people think the btrfs designers are morons.

Or as if it were a half-baked project cooked hours ago.BTRFS is five years

"In 2008, the principal developer of the ext3<>
 and ext4 <> file systems, Theodore
stated that although ext4 <> has improved
features, it is not a major advance, it uses old technology, and is a
stop-gap; Ts'o believes that Btrfs is the better direction because "it
offers improvements in scalability, reliability, and ease of
management".[4]<> Btrfs
also has "a number of the same design ideas
/4 <>

BTRfsck is coming along nicely

so, let´s cut the FUD, please...

"The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers."
Richard Hamming -
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