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From: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Cc: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>, Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	reiserfs-devel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Is it time to remove reiserfs?
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2022 12:58:28 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20220404105828.GA7162@duo.ucw.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220404101802.GB8279@1wt.eu>

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Hi!

> > But I believe userbase is bigger than you think and it will not be
> > possible to remove reiserfs anytime soon.
> 
> I was about to say the opposite until I noticed that one of my main
> dev machine has its kernel git dir on it because it's an old FS from
> a previous instance of this machine before an upgrade and it turns out
> that this FS still had lots of available space to store git trees
> :-/

:-).

> So maybe you're right and there are still a bit more than expected out
> there. However I really think that most users who still have one are in
> the same situation as I am, they're not aware of it. So aside big fat
> warnings at mount time (possibly with an extra delay), there's nothing
> that will make that situation change.
> 
> At the very least disabling it by default in Kconfig and in distros
> should be effective. I really don't think that there are still users
> who regularly update their system and who have it on their rootfs, but
> still having data on it, yes, possibly. The earlier they're warned,
> the better.

I guess we should start by making sure that distributions don't use it
by default. Big fat warning + delay is a bit harsh for that, talking
to them should be enough at this point :-).

Someone start with Arch Linux ARM.
								Pavel
-- 
People of Russia, stop Putin before his war on Ukraine escalates.

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  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-04 10:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-02-20 12:13 Is it time to remove reiserfs? Matthew Wilcox
2022-02-20 23:21 ` Edward Shishkin
2022-02-20 23:22   ` [PATCH] reiserfs: get rid of AOP_FLAG_CONT_EXPAND flag Edward Shishkin
2022-02-22 10:27     ` Jan Kara
2022-02-22 13:38       ` Matthew Wilcox
2022-02-23 12:17         ` Jan Kara
2022-02-22 10:04 ` Is it time to remove reiserfs? Jan Kara
2022-02-22 22:16   ` Dave Chinner
2022-02-23 14:48     ` Byron Stanoszek
2022-02-23 15:28       ` Byron Stanoszek
2022-03-17  8:53         ` Thomas Dreibholz
2022-03-17  9:43           ` Jan Kara
2022-02-24  8:46       ` Jan Kara
2022-02-24 14:24         ` Byron Stanoszek
2022-02-24 21:06       ` Matthew Wilcox
2022-02-25 13:10         ` Byron Stanoszek
2022-02-25 13:23           ` Willy Tarreau
2022-02-25 22:56             ` Dave Chinner
2022-02-26  0:00               ` Theodore Ts'o
2022-04-02 10:57     ` Pavel Machek
2022-04-05 23:04       ` Dave Chinner
2022-04-02 10:54   ` Pavel Machek
2022-04-04  8:55     ` Jan Kara
2022-04-04 10:07       ` Pavel Machek
2022-04-04 10:18         ` Willy Tarreau
2022-04-04 10:58           ` Pavel Machek [this message]
2022-04-04 13:05             ` Jan Kara
2022-04-04 12:55           ` Jan Kara
2022-04-04 13:16             ` Willy Tarreau

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