Evaluate if union mounts are a viable alternative to aufs

Registered by John Johansen on 2010-04-30

Union mounts have seen progress since last time they were evaluated as a replacement for aufs. Determine whether union mount are now a viable alternative for Maveric and if the work required to maintain them will be less than aufs.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Pete Graner
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Andy Whitcroft
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Andy Whitcroft
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for maverick
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-10.10
Started by
Andy Whitcroft on 2010-05-14
Completed by
Andy Whitcroft on 2011-08-22

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Work Items for maverick-alpha-1:
[apw] pull in the union-mounts patch set on top of the Maverick kernel and push to PPA:DONE

Work Items for maverick-alpha-2:
[apw] push union-mount tools to PPA:DONE
[apw] evaluate union-mount as a replacement for AUFS:DONE

2010-jun-24 (apw): the union mounts patches are evolving quickly but do not look like they will reach maturity in the timescales require to hit Maverick. Report sent to <email address hidden> "Maverick Union Mount Solution".

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