[TUHS] Is it time to resurrect the original dsw (delete with switches)?
steffen at sdaoden.eu
Mon Aug 30 23:55:08 AEST 2021
Theodore Ts'o wrote in
<YSxNFKq9r3dyHT7l at mit.edu>:
|What a lot of people don't seem to understand is that file system
|utilities are *important*, and more work than you might think. The
|ext4 file system is roughly 71 kLOC (thousand lines of code) in the
|kernel. E2fsprogs is 340 kLOC. In contrast, the btrfs kernel code is
|145 kLOC (btrfs does have a lot more "sexy new features"), but its
|btrfs-progs utilities is currently only 124 kLOC.
To be "fair" it must be said that btrfs usage almost requires
installation of e2fsprogs because only that ships chattr(1).
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|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
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