corporate backers of freebsd
keramida at freebsd.org
Mon Dec 31 17:08:03 PST 2007
On 2007-12-31 16:57, Colin Percival <cperciva at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > Yes, Gary, there are companies who also fund FreeBSD work in several
> > ways [...] Some examples which I recall off the top of my head are:
> Don't forget pair Networks, which has generously supported phk, andre,
> and myself on our respective "sponsored FreeBSD coding" fundraising
> drives of 2004, 2005, and 2006, with slightly over $40,000 in total.
I knew I was forgetting something. Thanks for the addition :-)
On 2007-12-31 18:00, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jan 2008, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>> The support of Isilon Systems for VFS locking, which was then 'ported'
>> back to FreeBSD. Jeff Roberson worked with Isilon Systems to bring
>> VFS locking to FreeBSD, and it is not part of the official kernel
>> source tree.
> Probably s/not/now/ ...
That is true. The VFS locking code *is* part of the source tree.
Unfortunately, spell-checking the original text couldn't really warn
me about this. Thanks for this correction too :)
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