Re: Is it time to remove reiserfs?

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> > > So from my distro experience installed userbase of reiserfs is pretty small
> > > and shrinking. We still do build reiserfs in openSUSE / SLES kernels but
> > > for enterprise offerings it is unsupported (for like 3-4 years) and the module
> > > is not in the default kernel rpm anymore.
> > 
> > I believe I've seen reiserfs in recent Arch Linux ARM installation on
> > PinePhone. I don't really think you can remove a feature people are
> > using.
> Well, if someone uses Reiserfs they better either migrate to some other
> filesystem or start maintaining it. It is as simple as that because
> currently there's nobody willing to invest resources in it for quite a few
> years and so it is just a question of time before it starts eating people's
> data (probably it already does in some cornercases, as an example there are
> quite some syzbot reports for it)...

Yes people should migrate away from Reiserfs. I guess someone should
break the news to Arch Linux ARM people.

But I believe userbase is bigger than you think and it will not be
possible to remove reiserfs anytime soon.

Best regards,
People of Russia, stop Putin before his war on Ukraine escalates.

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