Subject: Re: SGI XFS filesystem
To: Andrew van der Stock <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/24/1999 15:02:19
On Sun, 23 May 1999, Andrew van der Stock wrote:

> Hi there,
> I was wondering, in light of the SGI announcement to share XFS (a 64 bit
> journaled file system, with nifty features) with the "Open Source
> Community", if there are any plans to incorporate XFS into NetBSD. If not,
> I'm putting up my hand to help get it integrated as a first class citizen
> (once it is released - likely late northern hemisphere summer according to
> the PR).

Depending on SGI's terms, it might not be integratable into the main tree
as it might be GPL'd. But an lkm would work just fine. And I think it'd be
a good thing to have.

Take care,