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Re: [zfs-discuss] Adding my own compression to zfs

Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Adding my own compression to zfs
From: Toby Thain
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2007 17:52:54 -0300
On 8-Oct-07, at 5:39 PM, roland wrote:

> besides re-inventing the wheel somebody at sun should wake up and  
> go ask mr. oberhumer and pay him $$$ to get lzo into ZFS.
>
> this is taken from http://www.oberhumer.com/opensource/lzo/ 
> lzodoc.php :
>
> Copyright
>  ---------
>  LZO is Copyright (C) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002,  
> 2003, 2004,
>  2005 Markus Franz Xaver Johannes Oberhumer
>
>  LZO is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public  
> License (GPL).
>  See the file COPYING.
>
>  Special licenses for commercial and other applications which
>  are not willing to accept the GNU General Public License
>  are available by contacting the author.
>
>
> so, lzo with opensolaris doesn`t sound like a no-go for me.
>
> if Sun doesn`t jump in to pay for that - let`s create some LZO-into- 
> ZFS-fund.
>
> i`m here with the first $100 bucks. :)


I'm in too. :-)
LZO is a great product (my company relies on OpenVPN).

--Toby

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