[OpenAFS] Re: AFS clients for OSX/Darwin

Adam Megacz megacz@cs.berkeley.edu
Mon, 24 Apr 2006 01:49:25 -0700

Jeffrey Altman <jaltman@secure-endpoints.com> writes:
>> Neither OpenAFS or Arla seem to have any sort of dynamic trigger for
>> "authentication upon access" (i.e. launching an authentication dialog
>> when accessing files under /afs).

> Forgetting the technical issues.  How would AFS know that I want to
> access a given path using an authenticated identity vs anonymously?

A filesystem call fails with errno==EACCES (access denied)?

I agree that the technical issues are overwhelming, of course.

  - a

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