[OpenAFS] home on afs woes

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Mon, 09 Jan 2006 18:20:19 -0500

On Monday, January 09, 2006 09:45:46 AM +0100 Rainer Toebbicke 
<rtb@pclella.cern.ch> wrote:

> 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"?

There is a design, on the hackathon web site at http://afsig.se/
I don't recall if anyone has begun implementation work; most of us have 
been rather busy with other things.

> 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)?

Huh?  Why would we do that?
Directory entries describe files within a single directory.

-- Jeff