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Re: FSFS revprop packing: use cases

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 08:29:59 -0500

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 3:09 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> Paul Querna --- who wrote the initial revprop packing patch (the f5 one,
> which has been reverted) --- mentions that his use case for revprop
> packing has vanished due to hardware upgrades (acquiring SSD l2arc
> disks).

Not everybody has an SSD.

> With that in mind, what's the fate of the (flat files -based)
> 'revprop-packing' branch?  Will anyone need it by the time 1.8.0 is
> released?  If not, we may forget about the branch and avoid finishing
> and reintegrating it for 1.8.0.

I'd still like to get the branch reintegrated back to trunk. The code
is written, is there a compelling reason (other than status quo bias)
*not* to get it back to trunk?

-Hyrum

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