Re: the " 'official' point of view" expressed by kernelnewbies.orgregarding reiser4 inclusion

From: Alan Cox
Date: Mon Jul 31 2006 - 15:22:00 EST

Ar Llu, 2006-07-31 am 12:17 -0700, ysgrifennodd Clay Barnes:
> Of course, if ext3 were proven to be more robust against failures, I bet
> the reiser team would be very interested in all the forensic data you
> can offer, since, from what I've seen, they are always trying to make
> reiser as good as possible---in speed, flexability, *and* robustness.

Its well accepted that reiserfs3 has some robustness problems in the
face of physical media errors. The structure of the file system and the
tree basis make it very hard to avoid such problems. XFS appears to have
managed to achieve both robustness and better data structures.

How reiser4 compares I've no idea.


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