[Ksummit-2008-discuss] store-same-blocksonce (was Re: Fixing the Kernel Janitors project)

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Sun Jun 1 09:09:51 PDT 2008


> The project I was later involved on was writing a file 
> system, which
> stores blocks with the same content only once. In a two 
> months period
> (with other lectures to attend to), we managed to 
> produce such a thing;
> but it was very unreliable (which reminds me, I am 
> supposed to publish
> the results of this project here)

Yep, sounds like a cool project, actually. I guess it could be very
useful for people like me that store many kernel trees around, and
sometimes run out of  disk space.
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