[OpenAFS] Question about directory names

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:56:56 -0800

Hunter McMillen <mcmillhj@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi everyone,

> This is probably a real beginner question but why do some cellnames
> begin with a period? I couldn't find anything about this in the docs, or
> perhaps I missed it but I was hoping someone could clear up my
> confusion.

Cell mount points starting with a period is the convention for mounting
the read/write root.cell volume instead of the read-only root.cell volume.
If they're different, you're probably seeing unreleased content.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>