[Tux3] Tux3 report: A Golden Copy

Justin P. Mattock justinmattock at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 09:41:45 PST 2008

Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Am Mittwoch 31 Dezember 2008 schrieb Justin P. Mattock:
>> Daniel Phillips wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 30 December 2008 23:34, sniper wrote:
>>>> Great, I have mounted tux3 filesystem under UML with stuffs in this
>>>> mail, but I still can't debug it with gdb. Anyone gives me
>>>> suggestion?
>>> You just have to give a "cont" command a bunch of times and you will
>>> eventually get to a command prompt.  The reason for this is, uml uses
>>> the segfault interrupt as part of its machine simulation, and there
>>> is no exsiting way for uml and gdb to communicate in such a way that
>>> uml can recognize that the interrupt came from its own code and
>>> filter it.
> [...]
>> Hmm.. seems like a redundancy;
>> Anyways I looked at you're site, but am still
>> confused at what tux3 is: what is tux3?
>> (at first I thought it was  a  video game, but was wrong);
>> can I use tux3 to secure a linux system or is it for
>> something else?
> Hmmm, I thought
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Tux3 is a write-anywhere, atomic commit, btree-based versioning 
> filesystem. It is the spiritual and moral successor of Tux2, the most 
> famous filesystem that was never released. The main purpose of Tux3 is to 
> embody Daniel Phillips's new ideas on storage data versioning. The 
> secondary goal is to provide a more efficient snapshotting and 
> replication method for the Zumastor NAS project, and a tertiary goal is 
> to be better than ZFS.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> http://tux3.org/
> was pretty clear. What are you missing?
> Ciao,

I guess this is what is confusing to me:
atomic commit, btree-based versioning.

irregardless about how it's worded,
I'm wondering if I should use this mechanism,
or not. 

Justin P. Mattock

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