[GTALUG] From BTRFS to what?
alvin at netvel.net
Sun Sep 3 21:41:25 EDT 2017
On 09/03/2017 09:20 PM, Dhaval Giani wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 3, 2017 at 9:02 PM Alvin Starr via talk <talk at gtalug.org
> <mailto:talk at gtalug.org>> wrote:
> On 09/03/2017 02:53 PM, Dhaval Giani via talk wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 3, 2017 at 2:13 PM William Park via talk
>> <talk at gtalug.org <mailto:talk at gtalug.org>> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 03, 2017 at 05:52:12PM +0000, Dhaval Giani wrote:
>> > On Sun, Sep 3, 2017 at 1:41 PM William Park via talk
>> <talk at gtalug.org <mailto:talk at gtalug.org>>
>> > wrote:
>> > > Now, I read (it's an old news, though) that BTRFS is
>> being "deprecated"
>> > > by Redhat, and presumably others will follow.
>> > Where have you read this news? As far as I know btrfs is
>> actively being
>> > developed and no one is stopping development.
>> Still doesn't say that upstream development has stopped.
> True enough.
> But with Redhat voting with their feet it will make the uptake of
> BTRFS much slower if at all.
> Redhat was never a major contributor to btrfs. The folks who are on
> btrfs like it and will continue fund its development. We might see a
> btrfs v2 similar to ext3 and ext4. But only time will tell. Please
> let's not equate red hat with upstream kernel development. There are a
> lot of us who are unrelated to red hat doing it as well.
I was not trying to equate RH with BTRFS development but pointing out
that when a major distribution provider decides to drop a project that
they once included its a big hit for the project.
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