On Friday 06 June 2003 07:32, Harri Haataja wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 11:41:50AM -0400, Nicholas Wourms wrote:
> > Steve Best wrote:
> > >Ron Arts wrote:
> > >>Steve Best wrote:
> > >>>Ron Arts wrote:
> > >>>>I am looking for a linux filesystem that supports compression.
> > >>>> I found that AIX JFS does support it, but can't find anything
> > >>>> on the linux JFS. So I guess linux JFS does not, does it?
> > >>>
> > >>>JFS for Linux currently doesn't support compression in the FS.
> > If compression is supported on AIX JFS, why can't it be ported to
> > Linux JFS? Is this something planned for the future? Or is it
> > that IBM doesn't want to opensource that particular portion of the
> > JFS2 code?
> Maybe it's just not exactly a high-priority item.
Harri is correct. Up until now, we haven't had anybody asking for this
function. We operate independently of the AIX team, and don't have
access to their code.
There are no current plans for this in Linux.
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