DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-09
Re: cache_lookup() work this week.
On Mon, 08 Sep 2003 13:41:55 -0400, drhodus wrote:
> Quoting Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> :> Hrm... Including a GPL'd file system or have the SGI folks agreed to
>> :> license it?
>> :> Ryan
>> :You know... we could just come up with one just for DragonFly. Follow
>> :model of Dimonic Giampaolo's "Practical File System Design".
>> The eventual goal is to make filesystem development 'trivial' under
>> DragonFly, by having a kernel module that extends the VFS interface
>> In the mean time, and even once we get to that point, we certainly are
>> not going to throw away any of our existing filesystems. There is no
>> particular requirement that DragonFly code (or FreeBSD code for that
>> matter) be 100% under the BSD License so there is no problem
>> GPL'd filesystems. The only requirement is that the source be clearly
>> marked and arranged, which is why we have the gnu/ and a contrib/
>> directories, and we could certainly add additional dirs like gpl/
>> if it made sense to do so.
> With a GPL'd filesystem you couldn't have that as the default FS for the
Why not? I don't understand, because GCC, GDB, diff and lot of GPL stuff
are in the system by default.
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