LanyardFS: A New Linux File-System

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A new Linux kernel file-system has been presented, LanyFS, a.k.a. the Lanyard File-System.

From the patch announcement by Dan Luedtke, "This patch introduces the Lanyard Filesystem (LanyFS), a filesystem for highly mobile and removable storage devices." The kernel patch then goes on to describe Lanyard FS as "The lanyard file system (LanyFS) is designed for removable storage devices, particularly those small gadgets one would carry around using a lanyard."

In a follow-up message by Dan, he describes the big feature of LanyFS as having not many features.

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