[Dirvish] [PATCH] btrfs support

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Mon Dec 13 13:54:56 UTC 2010


Adrian von Bidder wrote:
> The patch changes the code in a few quite small places (to optionally 
> replace mkdir / rm -rf by btrfs calls if btrfs option is set), and if the 
> "btrfs" option is not switched on, it's a noop.  The default behaviour is 
> not changed.

I read the code and agree that this is the case. No tests though but
that's really a dirvish problem.

I don't know much about btrfs so please excuse me if this is a stupid
question, but is btrfs mature enough to want to trust it to hold your
backups?

Cheers, Dave


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