[OpenAFS] OpenAFS with Mac OS X

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 12:42:50 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, Jim Rees wrote:

> The problem is that it would be a really ugly hack.  The vcache gets filled
> in deep inside of afs_lookup() -> verifyVCache().  At that point you have no
> idea whether the lookup is being done for a stat() or for some other
> purpose.  You don't even know that it's being done on an entry in /afs.

I'm banging my head on this code right now. 

> I don't have a good solution, other than pounding on people who write stupid
> finders/browsers.  But this isn't the first time this has come up (NeXT had
> the same problem) and it won't be the last.

Someone from IBM Almaden (I should check my old mail) asked some questions
toward the end of implementing something like the NeXT hack again, and I
don't know if they're working on it still or where it stands. Perhaps they
are reading?