[OpenAFS] CellServDB

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Sat, 19 Jun 2010 14:11:44 -0400

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Stephan Wiesand
> <stephan.wiesand@desy.de> wrote:
>> On Jun 18, 2010, at 20:38 , Derrick Brashear wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> 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.
>>>>> 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?
>>>> I've wanted that behavior for a while, but it should probably be optional.
>>> Absolutely.
>>> -dynroot-all? (paralleling -fakestat-all)

>> Would ThisCell still show up by default?


>> NB What to do with cell aliases? I think they should just show up, even if as dangling links. Would this do any harm?
> things which enumerate them would immediately "create" the things the
> links point to.

does anyway. (was easier)


"hush mode"

starts showing just the local cell (and any aliases). adds cells as
they are looked up, whether from CellServDB-primed info, or from
AFSDB/SRV records. includes updated man page.