[OpenAFS] Overview? Linux filesystem choices

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster@gmail.com
Thu, 30 Sep 2010 23:08:35 +0000

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 22:56, Robert Milkowski <milek@task.gda.pl> wrote:
> On 30/09/2010 22:42, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 20:09, Robert Milkowski<milek@task.gda.pl> =A0wr=
>> ...
>>> btw: according to the leaked memo Oracle will provide source code for
>>> Solaris, including ZFS, everytime they produce a new Solaris release.
>>> This
>>> would mean that it will still be open source, but development wouldn't
>>> happen in open.
>> I read the same leaked memo, and what I took from it is that
>> it implies no interim feature updates (which for ZFS have
>> been occurring during the current Solaris release), and no
>> bug fixes (when needed). =A0Just a code drop every major
>> release (24 months or so?). =A0As to whether that is what
>> will actually happen is unclear (leaked memos are not
>> policy).
> Well, they've just releases S10 U9 with ZFS updates.
> Then they are about to publish Solaris 11 Express with even more new ZFS
> features.

Have they published the source code?  That is what I
talking about, source code that others could use to
update their implementations.  I have no doubt Oracle
will continue to release updates for their closed source