[OpenAFS-devel] openafs cell and contrib area?

Love lha+openafs@stacken.kth.se
18 Dec 2000 18:17:34 +0100

Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> writes:

> Derek Atkins <warlord@MIT.EDU> writes:
> > Personally, I would mount RO on /afs/<cell> and RW on /afs/.<cell> If
> > you request a shortcut, then I'd symlink /afs/<cell-shortcut>-><cell>
> > and /afs/.<cell-shortcut>->.<cell>
> Right, that's what I want too.
> I wonder if we could just standardize on .<cell> being the read/write for
> <cell> in /afs; that combined with DNS searching so that you could use
> just the first part of the cell name would give me all the functionality
> I'd need for root.afs to not be a regular volume.

``.cell'' ends before ``cell' in graphical clients that doesn't hide
. files (read Windows NT (This should be solved with toggling the hidden
bit (if this is possible over SMB/CIFS))).

The problem is the users use dot-ed version of the cell.