[OpenAFS] home on afs woes

Rainer Toebbicke rtb@pclella.cern.ch
Mon, 09 Jan 2006 09:45:46 +0100

Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:

> Getting a directory format that would be backward compatible with 
> existing clients was a tricky bit of work, but I think we succeeded.  

At what state? Source code or "design document"?

Support for directories with > 64k-odd entries? Support for directory 
entries pointing to files in located in *other* volumes (and with what 
type of ACL semantics)?

> Doing that for vnode indexes will also be tricky.  This will almost 
> certainly require another lengthy design session.  But this is getting a 
> bit off-topic for -info...

Rainer Toebbicke
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