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Btrfs May Be The Default File-System In Ubuntu 10.10

May 16, 2010, 03:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mic)

"Earlier this week we reported that Ubuntu has plans for the Btrfs file-system in 2011 and 2012 by providing support for installing Ubuntu Linux to a Btrfs file-system. This information was based upon documents coming out of the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Brussels, but it turns out that Canonical may actually deploy Btrfs this year. Not only to provide an installation option within the installer for Btrfs, but to make it the default file-system.

"Canonical's Scott James Remnant (Ubuntu's Development Manager) has published a blog post entitled Btrfs by default in Maverick? In that post Scott describes, "We are going to be doing the work to have btrfs as an installation option, and we have not ruled out making it the default."

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