[OpenAFS] -dynroot/CellAliases howto/syntax

Nathan Davis davisn@mailandnews.com
Wed, 17 Jul 2002 22:04:13 -0500

Nonsense.  Of course they are *able* to understand.  It's just a matter of
telling them (and if they're patient enough to listen) ;-)

--Nathan Davis

Jimmy Engelbrecht wrote:

> Rainer Bawidamann <rainer.bawidamann@de.ibm.com> writes:
> > I tried to use the new CellAliases feature (-dynroot). I couldn't find
> > information about it so I tried it but failed. Maybe I didn't got the
> > syntax of the CellAliases file right (or the wrong name?). Can you
> > help me with this?
> Dont you think cellaliases will confuse your users ?
> I do belive Location Transparency is a really nice feature with AFS.
> Cellaliases will break Location Transparency.
> they will not have their strange aliases at home with their own
> AFS-clienet.
> they will not be able to understand where they files in afs live when they
> come to another site that have AFS.
> they will not be able to tell people who dont have the same cellaliases
> where they homedirectory is.
> /Jimmy
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