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Re: XFS Please: Addition to Fedora/RedHat



On Fri, 2003-10-10 at 10:35, Chris Spencer wrote:
> This may not be included because of issues with the SGI/XFS licensing.


As otehrs have said, it is GPL.

However, XFS is in 2.6. So it is unavoidable without massive surgery on
Fedora's part to remove that from the upcoming 2.6 kernel based
releases.


> 
> SCO is suing them over this also.  They may even have a case.

Quote:
"Notably, it appears that most or all of the System V code fragments we
found had previously been placed in the public domain, meaning it is
very doubtful that the SCO Group has any proprietary claim to these code
fragments in any case."


I wonder what happens if SCO goes around "terminating licenses" and
nobody pays any attention. ;)

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