[linux-lvm] dm-merge: userspace tool to merge copy-on-write exception table

hondza mbdrzq8jm1wljrwyo1sk at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 15:00:14 UTC 2009


On 2009-02-09; 23:09:00, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-02-09 at 13:30 +0100, hondza wrote:
> > I liked the idea very much so I made a simple C tool to do so. Thanks to
> > Lars for describing how it works.
> But how/why is it any different than the above project?

As to how: dm-merge is standalone, doesn't rely on any patches, and is
more of a hack. The CachedClient patches seem to be more robust.

As to why: first time I browsed the CachedClient web, I overlooked the
fact that effort was already made to implement the merge/revert feature.

> Cheers,
> b.


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