[OpenAFS] Re: [OpenAFS-devel] Soft mounts for /afs root

Sam Hartman hartmans@MIT.EDU
14 Jun 2001 16:39:14 -0400

>>>>> "Ted" == Ted McCabe <ted@MIT.EDU> writes:

    >> From a security standpoint, I think the decision to be implicit
    >> or explicit should be a run-time option.  As a user, I'd very
    >> much like the implicit method.  That would certainly solve the
    >> 'FileViewer' problem because only previously-accessed cells
    >> would show up in a listing of /afs.

    Ted> I think the implicit method would simply replace one
    Ted> 'FileViewer' problem with another, more serious problem;
    Ted> namely how does the user make that initial, implicit access?

Except that file viewers are familiar with the automounter problem in
general, or at least much more familiar  than  with the AFS issue.