Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jun 2008 14:12 UTC, submitted by diegocg
General Unix HP has announced that they will open source the AdvFS under the second version of the GPL. AdvFS is a mid-90's file system that is used by the Tru64 UNIX operating system. The Wikipedia page on AdvFS provides the necessary background information and feature set of the AdvFS file system.
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RE[2]: Excellent News
by wazoox on Tue 24th Jun 2008 13:14 UTC in reply to "RE: Excellent News"
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2005-07-14

I've downloaded this stuff and AdvFS v2 is actually a port to HP-UX, not Linux. There aren't any makefiles, and though the userland part may compile quite easily under Linux (not tested though) the kernel part is a tougher one...

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