Wednesday, December 1, 2010

zfs should not depend on python... and doesn't anymore

As of the recent integration of a colleague of mine, illumos now has a zfs command that does not depend on python at all.

changeset: 13246:fe5d6e0b0bce
tag: tip
user: Alexander Stetsenko
date: Wed Dec 01 02:30:25 2010 +0300
description:
278 get rid zfs of python and pyzfs dependencies
Reviewed by: gordon.w.ross@gmail.com
Reviewed by: trisk@opensolaris.org
Reviewed by: alexander.r.eremin@gmail.com
Reviewed by: jerry.jelinek@joyent.com
Approved by: garrett@nexenta.com

The zfs command is now entirely a C program. This may make it more friendly for use in other environments or platforms. FreeBSD folks, you might want to incorporate this into your tree. If you do, I'd sure like to know.

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