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[Discuss] Linux file systems

Jerry Feldman <gaf at> writes:

> I'm a fan of btree file systems going back to the 1970s. IBM used it on
> their mainframes (VSAM) back then.

Funny, I was just reading how Matthew Dillon intends to change from using
btree in Hammer 1 to something else in Hammer 2:

I don't pretend to understand the implications or pretty much anything
in that design document, just thought you might find it interesting.

Mike Small
smallm at

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