Support for XFS in FreeBSD?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Wed Jul 2 15:18:44 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Jul 02), Zhihui Zhang said:
> Suppose someone ported XFS to FreeBSD, then what liscence can you use
> without causing any legal trouble? You must use GNU, but the interface
> code (VFS/vnode, bio, vnode, etc.) are already under BSD liscence.  Can
> one KLD program contain code using different liscences?

Sure.  See /sys/gnu/ext2fs/ for an example, and see the COPYRIGHT.INFO
file for an explanation of which files have what license.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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