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Re: HAMMER2 design in progress - 1-2 year time frame

From: Tim Darby <t+dfbsd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2011 06:41:07 -0700

I can happily live without hard links.


On Sun, Jul 3, 2011 at 12:12 AM, Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org> wrote:
On Sat, 2 Jul 2011 23:40:53 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon@apollo.backplane.com> wrote:

>     I'll continue to think about how at least a small number of hardlinks
>     could be implemented without turning already complex cluster
> algorithms into a disaster zone.  So far I'm drawing a blank.

       There are plenty of filesystems that support hard links around, but
hardly any that support multi-master clustering. I would say that hard
links are a small price to pay for multi-master clustering.

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