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Looks like both projects try to reinvent AFS.
CRFS and POHMELFS
Posted Feb 7, 2008 9:41 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
AFS, with a much more efficient protocol, not a horror to administer, and
actually making an effort to be a POSIX filesystem rather than
gratuitously reinventing things like, oh, permissions?
Seems like a good thing to me, although you could replace `AFS' with 'a
distributed filesystem' and get the same answer :)
CRFS and POHMELFS/AFS
Posted Feb 8, 2008 3:17 UTC (Fri) by linuxbox (subscriber, #6928)
A more interesting comparison for me would be CRFS vs. GFS or OCFS--which, I rather suspect,
is more what the btrfs authors are aiming at.
CRFS and POHMELFS/AFS (what about HAMMER?)
Posted Feb 8, 2008 13:03 UTC (Fri) by Velmont (guest, #46433)
How does HAMMER fit into all of this? Yes, it is being developed for DragonflyBSD, but it
could maybe come into Linux. Does anyone know? :-)
Posted Feb 9, 2008 22:42 UTC (Sat) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
Posted Feb 7, 2008 10:41 UTC (Thu) by IkeTo (subscriber, #2122)
From AFS FAQ:
> Subject: 2.01 What are the differences between AFS and a unix filesystem?
> Authentication: [ User ]
> File permissions: [ User ]
> Data protection with AFS ACLs: [ User ]
> Protection groups: [ User ]
> Hard links: [ User ]
> Changing file protection by moving a file: [ User ]
> chown and chgrp: [ User ]
> Save on close: [ Programmer ]
> byte-range file locking: [ Programmer ]
> whole file locking: [ Programmer ]
> character and block special files: [ SysAdmin ]
> AFS version of fsck: [ SysAdmin ]
Is this the type of things that CRFS explicitly says they want to avoid?
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