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From: hiro <23hiro@gmail.com>
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] fossil?
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 12:45:56 +0100
Message-ID: <CAFSF3XPMYQp8DQRywuOa4Ax2VSVY_smnqzx4zgcSOhfnNCDMqg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <08B2BC7C-F72C-453C-AA68-A80D21A66A06@quintile.net>

mycroftiv has fixes for fossil/venti that also work on 9front, it's
just that nobody has stepped up to provide this in mainline 9front or
support it (and accept the responsibility).

i prefer this over dumping it in and then generating all kinds of bug
reports from users.

even having 2 default filesystems is one too many IMO and adding a
third option just makes it worse. having more options is not always
better, especially not with something so centrally important as your
central file server.

On 3/26/21, Steve Simon <steve@quintile.net> wrote:
> I have run fossil 24x7 since 2004,
> i can attest to it being solid and reliable.
> there was a bug in the snapshot code (not dumps but ephemeral snapshots) but
> this was fixed years ago.
> there is an issue where it can fail badly if the file system fills up - but
> this has never happened to me as i run fossil with venti.
> i would say fossil+venti is can be slow, but large ram caches help
> considerably.
> i have never tried hjfs or cwfs, i can only say i am happy with fossil and
> venti.
> -Steve

  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-26 12:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-25 23:31 kokamoto
2021-03-26  3:34 ` Noam Preil
2021-03-26  5:14 ` Kurt H Maier
2021-03-26  7:31   ` Steve Simon
2021-03-26 11:45     ` hiro [this message]
2021-03-26 15:29     ` Noam Preil
2021-03-27 10:38       ` Steve Simon

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