HP GPLs the Tru64 Unix Advanced File System

Hewlett-Packard has released the source code of AdvFS under the GNU General Public License. AdvFS is an advanced file system (with features such as snapshots and storage pools) used by the company’s high end Tru64 UNIX operating system.

This probably means that HP does a lot of business with Linux, and that there really is a real demand for a GPL’d modern file system with features comparable to those of ZFS.

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