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Re: [PATCH] Make BTRFS a supported install target



On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 1:13 PM, Chris Lumens <clumens redhat com> wrote:
>> diff --git a/pyanaconda/storage/formats/fs.py b/pyanaconda/storage/formats/fs.py
>> index c3ea79c..0d01fd4 100644
>> --- a/pyanaconda/storage/formats/fs.py
>> +++ b/pyanaconda/storage/formats/fs.py
>> @@ -1101,7 +1101,7 @@ class BTRFS(FS):
>>      _linuxNative = True
>>      _bootable = False
>>      _maxLabelChars = 256
>> -    _supported = False
>> +    _supported = True
>>      _dump = True
>>      _check = True
>>      _packages = ["btrfs-progs"]
>> @@ -1125,15 +1125,6 @@ class BTRFS(FS):
>>          argv = ["-r", "%dm" % (self.targetSize,), self.device]
>>          return argv
>>
>> -     property
>> -    def supported(self):
>> -        """ Is this filesystem a supported type? """
>> -        supported = self._supported
>> -        if flags.cmdline.has_key("btrfs"):
>> -            supported = self.utilsAvailable
>> -
>> -        return supported
>> -
>>  register_device_format(BTRFS)
>
> This looks like it would work.  I wonder if it's the right time to do
> this, though.  What's btrfs support look like in the kernel and user
> space tools?  Has it stabilized?
>

Yes as of 2.6.35 it's mostly feature complete and very stable.
Hopefully by the time F15 actually gets released we'll have a working
fsck as well.  Thanks,

Josef


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