Subject: Re: SGI will freely license its XFS
To: Oleg Polyanski <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/21/1999 20:59:42
On Thu, May 20, 1999 at 12:25:48PM +0400, Oleg Polyanski wrote:
> hello,
> 	good news are here. the story
> 	tells that SGI will release the source code of their XFS. it
> lacks some features but is able to handle with files of very big size,
> has b-tree layout on the media and, the most important, it is journaling
> file system. if the license is acceptable I guess it will quite easy
> to port XFS into NetBSD.

As they'll release it for use by Linux, it will have the GPL, or worse.