Re: Alternatives after removal of ReiserFS

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On středa 18. května 2022 14:10:25 CEST Michał Dec wrote:
> Does the Linux kernel actually offer any alternatives to users whose use 
> cases are satisfied by ReiserFS? These users will probably be stuck with 
> a much older kernel once ReiserFS is completely removed. I'm one of 
> those users and I use ReiserFS to keep around large quantities of small 
> files and quite ironically these are copies of the Linux kernel. I keep 
> around 2, maybe 3 separate kernel trees to make sure the kernels I have 
> on my devices can be rebuilt at any time.

I think the advantage of using reiserfs for small files faded away over time and became an old tale that is being passed from one generation to another without any modern adequate testing.

XFS should serve you well.

Oleksandr Natalenko (post-factum)

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