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Re: FSFS revprop packing: use cases

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:55:53 -0500

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 8:44 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> Hyrum K Wright wrote on Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 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?
>
> Works for me.

That would be the "status quo bias" I was talking about. :)

Does something stop working for you if the branch is reintergrated?

-Hyrum

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