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XFS: the filesystem of the future?

XFS: the filesystem of the future?

Posted Jan 23, 2012 17:45 UTC (Mon) by sandeen (guest, #42852)
In reply to: XFS: the filesystem of the future? by Nelson
Parent article: XFS: the filesystem of the future?

It's very much NOT the case that xfs is in bugfix-only mode.

Just looking at commit logs, fs/xfs has had 830 commits since 2.6.32; fs/ext4 & fs/jbd2 have had 826. They are both very actively developed.

fs/jfs has had 114, for reference.

Commits are a coarse measure, but it should give you some idea of the activity going on.

XFS has never been as "main street" as extN, but that's a bit of a circular argument; fewer people use xfs because it's less familiar because fewer people use xfs because ...


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