[OpenAFS] Undelete support feedback request

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Mon, 11 Dec 2006 15:05:31 -0600

Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu> wrote:
> On Friday, December 08, 2006 01:09:04 PM -0600 "Christopher D.
> Clausen" <cclausen@acm.org> wrote:
>> Jason Edgecombe <openafs@rampaginggeek.com> wrote:
>>> Being able to have snapshots of a volume or multiple backups of a
>>> volume from different times.
>>> I think the simplest approach would be to clone a volume and give a
>>> new but predictable name like vol.backup1 or vol.b20061207
>> Can't this be done right now with vos copy to the vol.b20061207 name?
>> Or am I missing something obvious?
> 'vos copy' does not produce a copy-on-write clone

Oh, right.  Very true.  However, a vos copy can exist on a seperate file 
server from the original cloned volume, which may or may not be more 
useful than saving the diskspace.