[GTALUG] From BTRFS to what?

Scott Sullivan scott at ss.org
Mon Sep 4 20:03:30 EDT 2017

On 03/09/17 02:12 PM, William Park via talk 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>
>> 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.
> https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/08/16/red_hat_banishes_btrfs_from_rhel/
> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/7.4_Release_Notes/chap-Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux-7.4_Release_Notes-Deprecated_Functionality.html
> https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Red-Hat-Deprecates-Btrfs-Again

This really should be read as 'if you call us to exercise your support 
contract, this piece isn't covered'.

You'll get the same response for openldap(*), as they want you to use 
their IDM product. It doesn't make openldap any less in quality or utility.

* Based on recent real-world experience.
Scott Sullivan

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