[OpenAFS] Documentation for fs precache

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Mon, 18 Oct 2010 13:50:43 -0400

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Phillip Moore
<w.phillip.moore@gmail.com> wrote:
> Another fs command I can't find any documentation for: =A0fs precache
> In this case, it appears that there's no way to query the value. =A0 This
> seems like bad interface design to me. =A0If there's a mechanism for sett=
> an important value that changes the behavior of the client, there has to =
> a mechanism for querying that value. =A0Otherwise, you can't manage it.
> =A0Write-only, read-never parameters are very bad.
> Looking at the code in src/venus/fs.c, it looks to me like this *should*
> have been implemented as a pair of CLI commands: setprecache and
> getprecache, and in fact, that should be straight forward, and fully
> backwards compatible.

Probably. And I take blame for that.

> Is this another bleeding edge feature that the authors thought wasn't
> important enough to write a man page for?