[OpenAFS] Userland NFS-AFS translator?

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Thu, 7 Jun 2001 18:36:02 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Derrick J Brashear wrote:

> On 5 Jun 2001, Derek Atkins wrote:
> > Nobody (yet) has written a user-land AFS-NFS translator.
> > Theoretically it could be done using the user-land AFS cache provided
> > by OpenAFS.  
> You could graft that (userlevel cachemanager) behind a userlevel nfsd
> (like the old Linux one, which was actually a portable userlevel nfsd
> before Linux even adopted it) but you'd still need a way to get tokens
> into it.

This is another thing on my list of desirable projects.  Maybe someday
I'll actually write some code for it.  In the meantime, if someone else
wants to take a stab at it, let me know -- I have a few thoughts related
to rmtsys and the token-management problems.

-- Jeff