[shifting conversation to -current .. ]

On Thu, Jun 22, 2000, Anders Andersson wrote:
> on Tor, Jun 22, 2000 at 01:46:34pm +0900, Akinori -Aki- MUSHA wrote:
> > 
> > Yes, it has been working quite stably here too.  Besides, one must do
> > a "tunefs -n enable" for every partition that he or she wants to do
> > softupdates anyway, so just adding the support for softupdates to the
> > GENERIC kernel won't hurt anyone who don't want to turn that feature
> > on by default, except a little code increase.
> Please take a look at what NetBSD just recently did:
> http://www.netbsd.org/Changes/#softdepsmount
> These changes disables the whole 'tunefs' process, and let you control
> softupdates state with mount, (-o softdep). So all you have to do is to
> tune your /etc/fstab to enable softupdates. I think this will make it
> more easy to enable SOFTUPDATES by default.

I like this. Would anyone object if this was brought over from NetBSD ?


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