[OpenAFS] CellServDB

Mattias Pantzare pantzer@ludd.ltu.se
Fri, 18 Jun 2010 20:41:11 +0200

>> But the I don't think that it is good that I have to find ltu.se in a
>> long list of sites. Especially as I will get a pause if i click on one
>> by mistake.
>> But maybe the CellServeDB is not really the problem, the problem is
>> that the client will list all sites in it by default. What if we just
>> changed the default to not list sites other than the default site
>> (that the installation program prompts for)?
> I find this thread funny because the Windows client has never created
> fake mount point entries for all of the entries in the CellServDB file.
> Instead, it only created a fake mount point entry for the "default"
> cell name.
> Less than a month ago there was a discussion on this list where the
> author was trying to figure out why the Windows client didn't work.
> His expectation was that all of the entries in the CellServDB file
> should be visible to the user. =A0This isn't the first time someone has
> had this reaction. =A0As a result I finally bit the bullet and wrote
> the code necessary to permit a mount point entry to be created for
> each CellServDB cell entry. =A0This code will be in 1.5.75 and can be
> enabled for sites that want it.

This I like. I would be very good to have the same switch on unix and
make the default be the same for unix and windows. Whatever that will
be. If possible for 1.6.