[Ukfreebsd] ZFSv28

Mark Blackman mark at exonetric.com
Mon Feb 28 12:35:33 GMT 2011


On 28 Feb 2011, at 12:30, Sevan / Venture37 wrote:

> Http://marc.info/?l=freebsd-fs&m=129883864621754&w=2
> 
> Looks like it's finally in, great stuff.
> Where does it go from here though, is it dependent on Oracle or will the FS fork from here? 

I wondered that as well. Other than some vague "don't worry about the licensing issue"
responses I've seen, I'm not sure how patent-safe ZFS is for FreeBSD in general.

ISTR something seemed to suggest Oracle would eventually opensource changes to the OS
but only long after commercial deployment.

- Mark


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