Support for XFS in FreeBSD?

Sam Leffler sam at
Wed Jul 2 09:57:13 PDT 2003

[cross-posting removed]

>> Note: SCO is suing people who have touched Linux code with code
>> from commercial OS's derived from System V.  SGI's IRIX, from
>> which XFS comes, is derived from System V, so there is some legal
>> risk involved to anyone doing a port: SCO may sue you, too.  I
>> don't know if this effects the projects previous statements.
> True, this is a danger. There was a certain amount of similarity in
> XFS sources between FreeBSD kernel internals and Irix interfaces which
> arguably can be traced to common Unix roots of both systems. SCO might
> consider XFS theirs some day :)

Ignore this FUD. SGI's XFS implementation is all new work.


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