[OpenAFS] Why Arla?
Fri, 02 Dec 2005 19:22:13 -0800
Leroy Tennison <email@example.com> writes:
> I noticed a link to Arla on the website. Going to it, I see references
> to an apparently different open source implementation of afs. What I
> didn't see was an explanation of their reason for existence separate
> from OpenAFS. Can anyone explain to me how they are different? Thanks.
Arla has a considerably different architecture that does far more of the
client work in a user-space daemon. As such, it's easier to port to new
architectures, but the implementation isn't as complete in some other ways
(particularly in server support and client command-line utilities).
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>