DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-02
Re: HAMMER update 06-Feb-2008
On Fri, February 8, 2008 7:22 pm, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Yes, and I've agonized over this very possibility. Maybe the thing
> to do is to poll the people on kernel@. HAMMER won't be ready for
> sure (things take however long they take), but the hardest part of it
> is working and stable and I'm just down to garbage collection and
> crash recovery. Crazily enough, that is what all the major surgery
> yesterday, and the continuing work, is about.
> So what do people think? Should this month's release be 1.12 or 2.0 ?
I want 2.0 to have a significant user-visible change to match the major
revision, and HAMMER seems to be that thing. Do we need another 6 months
to reach that point?
I say "2.0", if people can use HAMMER's features, even if it has bugs or
stability issues; people (ahem) hammering on it is the best way to test
when it's something so basic as a file system.
Have we ever established what the criterion are for declaring HAMMER ready