Get your facts straight
Posted Jan 26, 2012 8:27 UTC (Thu) by khim
In reply to: XFS2?
Parent article: XFS: the filesystem of the future?
Well, original extfs was eventually deprecated and we had no way to deprecate ext2 and/or ext3 till ext4 was mature enough. In fact ext2/ext3 switch shows perfectly why such changes are better to do that way: when you introduce disk format change you usually do that to provide some new features and if people don't need these features they can continue to use old format and old, stable, codebase.
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