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Re: [linux-lvm] Data deduplication for Linux : lessfs



> Block level deduplication isn't going to know/care about the
> difference between file contents and metadata.  It is either stored in
> blocks that match other blocks or not and the difference should not be
> visible to the filesystem living on top of the block device.
>
Exactly. And this is why lessfs can easily write files with speeds up to
200MB~300MB/sec on modern hardware.

Mark.


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