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SubjectRe: AdvFS released under GPLv2
Its good to hear from AdvFS fans. :-)

In case its not clear, this is a GPLv2 technology release, not an actual
port to Linux. We're hoping that the code and documentation will be
helpful in the development of new file systems for Linux that will
provide similar capabilities, and perhaps used to make tweaks to
existing file systems. We'll get the tests posted soon.

-- ljk

Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 02:19:14PM +0200, Xose Vazquez Perez wrote:
>> hi,
>>
>> HP has released AdvFS, a file system that was developed by Digital
>> Equipment Corp
>> and continues to be part of HP's Tru64 operating system.
>
> Wow! That's awesome. I discovered it in 1999 and 9 years later, it probably
> remains the most advanced FS I encountered. That was a major reason I was
> sad to see Digital Unix die.
>
>> More info and code at: http://advfs.sourceforge.net/
>
> Kudos to HP for explicitly releasing under GPLv2 to make it Linux-compatible!
>
> Regards,
> Willy
>
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