[oi-dev] illumos

Joerg Schilling Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Fri Jun 21 10:23:31 UTC 2013

Jonathan Adams <t12nslookup at gmail.com> wrote:

> Please also note that Oracle cannot use code changes contributed to Illumos
> and keep their source code hidden.  The developers at Oracle have been told
> not to look at this project _at all_ because of this so improvements that
> happen in the Illumos kernel (Major ZFS changes including a major new
> compression algorithm, KVM host ability, etc) cannot go into the Solaris
> kernel. Any changes that happen to Solaris have to happen independently.

Please note that Oracle does not own the code for the filesystem "hsfs" and 
thus cannot legally hide all source code for the Solaris kernel.


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