Re: vndcompress et al import?

2017-01-06 Thread Stuart Henderson
On 2017/01/06 15:36, Franco Fichtner wrote: > Hi Ted, > > Thanks, this is very helpful. Don't mind exploring other > routes as long as they are sustainable within OpenBSD, e.g. > if kernel changes are needed that they are provided by the > standard kernel eventually. > > > On 3 Jan 2017, at

Re: vndcompress et al import?

2017-01-06 Thread Franco Fichtner
Hi Ted, Thanks, this is very helpful. Don't mind exploring other routes as long as they are sustainable within OpenBSD, e.g. if kernel changes are needed that they are provided by the standard kernel eventually. > On 3 Jan 2017, at 9:44 PM, Ted Unangst wrote: > > Timo

Re: vndcompress et al import?

2017-01-03 Thread Ted Unangst
Timo Buhrmester wrote: > > delete [vnd] entirely > Out of curiosity (I'm mostly a NetBSD user), without vnd what would be > the OpenBSD-way of providing a disk-ish interface to a file? Well, the biggest use of vnd in base was just replaced with the makefs. (from netbsd, actually.) vnd isn't going

Re: vndcompress et al import?

2017-01-03 Thread Timo Buhrmester
> delete [vnd] entirely Out of curiosity (I'm mostly a NetBSD user), without vnd what would be the OpenBSD-way of providing a disk-ish interface to a file?

Re: vndcompress et al import?

2017-01-03 Thread Theo de Raadt
> Franco Fichtner wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Is anyone aware or interested in porting vndcompress et al > > from NetBSD to OpenBSD? > > > > Is there any technical reason against inclusion? > > well, vnd is kind of on life support. my efforts to delete it entirely have > mostly stalled, but new

Re: vndcompress et al import?

2017-01-03 Thread Ted Unangst
Franco Fichtner wrote: > Hi, > > Is anyone aware or interested in porting vndcompress et al > from NetBSD to OpenBSD? > > Is there any technical reason against inclusion? well, vnd is kind of on life support. my efforts to delete it entirely have mostly stalled, but new features are probably

vndcompress et al import?

2016-12-21 Thread Franco Fichtner
Hi, Is anyone aware or interested in porting vndcompress et al from NetBSD to OpenBSD? Is there any technical reason against inclusion? We have a budget for this. If anyone is interested please let me know. Cheers, Franco