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Re: BTRFS 0.17 in rawhide (at some point)



On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 12:53:06PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Josef Bacik wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I've just updated btrfs-progs to 0.17 in rawhide, and will be doing
>> the same for F-10 and F-9 shortly.  If you are using the rawhide
>> kernel then you will be able to test with the newly merged btrfs
>> filesystem.  All testing is greatly appreciated.  Here is a wiki page
>> which outlines some of the basic commands you can use with btrfs
>>
>> http://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Getting_started
>>
>> Btrfs has built in snapshotting, subvolumes and RAID support, so lots
>> of fun new things to tinker with.  
>
> I know this is very early but just to get an idea of the status, has  
> anyone looked into:
>
>  * Anaconda support for Fedora 11

There was an Anaconda session at FUDCon.  This wasn't mentioned at all.
I think there are enough things to do for F11 at the moment, and given
that btrfs isn't even in a stable release yet it's probably premature
to talk about supporting it for installs.

>  * Simple home user backup that takes advantage of snapshots
>  * RPM/Yum integration for rollbacks

All of these seem like F12 topics to me.

josh


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