Hi Jesse -
> Hmmm. I understand now. Seems pretty reasonable. I guess I'm just
> used to open source meaning that I can download the source, compile for
> whatever platform I desire and install it on that platform.
You can - you just can't necessarily distribute the result.
This is all stock and trade for the GPL - nothing unique about XFS's
licensing (which is just GPL.)
I suppose this topic might be better suited to gnu.misc.discuss... :)
Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx SGI, Inc.