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[Linux-cluster] Re: GFS, what's remaining

On 2005-09-01T16:28:30, Alan Cox <alan lxorguk ukuu org uk> wrote:

> Competition will decide if OCFS or GFS is better, or indeed if someone
> comes along with another contender that is better still. And competition
> will probably get the answer right.

Competition will come up with the same situation like reiserfs and ext3
and XFS, namely that they'll all be maintained going forward because of,
uhm, political constraints ;-)

But then, as long as they _are_ maintained and play along nicely with
eachother (which, btw, is needed already so that at least data can be
migrated...), I don't really see a problem of having two or three.

> The only thing that is important is we don't end up with each cluster fs
> wanting different core VFS interfaces added.


    Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb suse de>

High Availability & Clustering
SUSE Labs, Research and Development
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