[OpenAFS] Commercial AFS backups

ted creedon tcreedon@easystreet.com
Mon, 9 Oct 2006 11:38:14 -0700

One solution I have used for contracted military embedded firmware is to
require that the sources and build tree be placed in escrow.

BTW the archive timeframe is many decades, not years.


-----Original Message-----
From: openafs-info-admin@openafs.org [mailto:openafs-info-admin@openafs.org]
On Behalf Of Derrick J Brashear
Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 11:31 AM
To: openafs-info@openafs.org
Subject: RE: [OpenAFS] Commercial AFS backups

On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, seth vidal wrote:

> not needing licenses for restore means nothing about having the software
> be able to run on a current machine.

> ie: can you restore on a box 5-10 years from now when you can't find the
> software and can't get it to run on any modern os/hardware? no.

You're talking to the wrong guy, sorry. One of my dbservers still runs 
SunOS 4.1.4.


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