[OpenAFS] Re: why afs backup is so poorly supported

Adam Megacz megacz@cs.berkeley.edu
Mon, 09 Oct 2006 16:37:11 -0700

Derrick J Brashear <shadow@dementia.org> writes:
> On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, Adam Megacz wrote:
>> You're not the only one drooling over this possibility.  But it won't
>> help much with the current namei/AFSIDat layout.
> What problem do you have with it? It emulates open-by-inode-number
> with some metadata in the mode bits, basically.
> That's oversimplification but it was designed to be efficient.

Sorry for the confusion.  It's not the way the layout is done, but
that it is done at all.

  - a

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