On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 20:57 +0400, Andrey Kuzmin wrote:
> Personally, I don't see any. Porting zfs to Linux will cost (quite)
> some time and effort, but this is peanuts compared to what's needed to
> get btrfs  (no offense meant) to maturity level/feature parity with
> zfs. The only thing that could prevent this is CDDL licensing issues
> and patent claims from NTAP over zfs snapshots  and other features;
> btrfs is free from both.

In case anyone is interested, ZFS already has been ported to Linux as a
FUSE module. A very talented GSoC participant did the port as his
project. It works pretty well, but AFAIK it's not quite suitable for a
root filesystem yet. Still, much of the hard work has been done.


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