[OpenAFS] replacement for depot?

Jason Edgecombe jason@rampaginggeek.com
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:46:20 -0400

On 09/26/2012 06:42 PM, Andy Cobaugh wrote:
> On 2012-09-26 at 18:20, Jason Edgecombe ( jason@rampaginggeek.com ) said:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I'm using a program called "depot", which I think used to be included 
>> with IBM/Transarc AFS. I'm planning to migrated from RHEL5 with 
>> cfengine to RHEL6 with puppet. I use depot to manage many folders of 
>> symlinks. What would you recommend as a replacement to depot?
>> FYI, the fsi_generate commands is used to generate a depot.image file 
>> that the depot command uses to build the symlink farm.
> I've used GNU stow with some wrapper scripts for volume creation, 
> replication, mounting, permissions, etc, to manage software 
> installation into AFS.
> --andy
I read about GNU stow, but I didn't see it as a drop-in replacement. I 
didn't see an option to only make links for certain folders (i.e. only 
symlink /opt/site/{foo,bar}/bin/* to /opt/site/bin)