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Re: hammer2 branch in dragonfly repo created - won't be operational for 6-12 months.

From: Zenny <garbytrash@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2012 20:20:45 +0100

I found the information I have been seeking from Justin's blog:
http://www.shiningsilence.com/dbsdlog/2012/12/03/10792.html as well as
dragonfly git repos. Thanks again and look eagerly forward to the
HAMMER2. ;-)

On 12/8/12, Zenny <garbytrash@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Matt:
> I am incurably interested to experience HAMMER2. Is there any progress
> report? If there is any, can it be tested in production environment? I
> am for replacing ZFS with HAMMER2 (meaning switch completely to
> DragonFlyBSD 3.x).
> Keep up the marvellous work!
> Season's greetings!
> /zenny
> On 2/9/12, Matthew Dillon <dillon@apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
>> I have created a hammer2 branch in the main repo so related commit
>> messages
>> are going to start showing up in the commits@ list.  This branch will
>> loosely
>> track master but also contain the hammer2 bits that we are working on.
>> The initial commit this branch contains mostly non-compilable
>> specifications
>> work and header files.
>> hammer2 is NOT expected to be operational for at least 6 months, so don't
>> get
>> your hopes up for it becoming available any time soon.  Once it becomes
>> operational most of the features are NOT expected to be in place until
>> the
>> end of the year (hardlinks probably being one of those features that will
>> happen last).
>> At some point starting at around 6 months, when all the basics are
>> working
>> and the media structures are stable, it will be possible to split the
>> workload up for remaining features.  I'll be posting another followup in
>> a few minutes on the design work done since the last posting.
>> 					-Matt
>> 					Matthew Dillon
>> 					<dillon@backplane.com>

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