[OpenAFS] CellServDB

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Fri, 18 Jun 2010 14:59:34 -0400

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 2:44 PM, Stephan Wiesand
<stephan.wiesand@desy.de> wrote:
> On Jun 18, 2010, at 20:34 , Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com> writes:
>>> dynroot with an empty CellServDB works like this, *as long as* the
>>> cell has AFSDB (or in 1.5, SRV) records.
> wouldn't dynroot with a CellServDB listing just the local cell would work like this?

Sure. As long as you have no desire for any cell with no or erroneous
DNS information.

>>> we could (and possibly should) make things behave as if CellServDB is
>>> empty, with a full cellservdb, so an override of DNS is possible but
>>> /afs is not "just populated".
>>> Comments?
> Yes, please.
>> I've wanted that behavior for a while, but it should probably be optional.
> It should be a runtime option though, not compile time ;-)


> I'd be happy with this change even without it being optional.