[Article] ZFS for Linux Finally Lands in Debian

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[Article] ZFS for Linux Finally Lands in Debian

Postby arochester » 2016-05-13 21:11

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Re: [Article] ZFS for Linux Finally Lands in Debian

Postby emariz » 2016-05-13 23:56

Thanks for mentioning the article. I have been reading about ZFS during the last couple of months, when other GNU/Linux distributions included it, and thought that Debian would not get it soon. I remember using Solaris years ago and being surprised by the snapshots/de-duplication integration in Nautilus; wondering when we would see something similar in GNU/Linux. That day seems closer now.
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Re: [Article] ZFS for Linux Finally Lands in Debian

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2016-05-14 10:27

btrfs has most of the capabilities of ZFS and doesn't use as much memory.

Also, the ZFS licence is still GPL-incompatible:
https://www.fsf.org/licensing/zfs-and-linux
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Re: [Article] ZFS for Linux Finally Lands in Debian

Postby arochester » 2016-05-19 15:53

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Re: [Article] ZFS for Linux Finally Lands in Debian

Postby alderaan » 2016-05-19 20:38

And this is the post on Debian's official blog:
https://bits.debian.org/2016/05/what-do ... ebian.html
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