[arch-dev-public] Status of AUFS2.1

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Jan 17 17:18:10 EST 2011

Am 17.01.2011 20:40, schrieb Tobias Powalowski:
> Hi guys,
> i'm getting tired of building aufs2 into the standard kernel,
> there are no stable snapshots, everytime you need grab patches and at the 
> moment the utils don't even build without any real reason.
> Can we ditch aufs2 support?
> Does archiso really need this filesystem?
> Thanks for clarification, i would be happy if we can remove this.

We need a unioning file system. But I don't we think we actually need
the utils. As far as I know, aufs is the most feature-complete and
stable unioning file system. We could maintain an extra kernel only for
the live CD if that is easier.

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