[OpenAFS] Puzzler: lack of access to AFS files

John Hascall john@iastate.edu
Wed, 12 Dec 2007 15:09:10 CST

> Douglas E. Engert wrote:
> >>> Sounds like the tail waging the dog. There are KDCs used with AFS
> >>> that are not modifiable, and don't support any k4. You don't want to
> >>> fiddle with the K5 protocols either.  the Its time to get AFS 'k5-izes'.

> >> Yes, it would be lovely if AFS was 100% K5. 

> > The hint was to the AFS developers, that it is time, and some of us
> > use KDCs that are not modifiable.

> Would ANL or IASTATE like to fund the work?  Or anyone else for that matter?

I'm pretty sure it wouldn't be at the top of our list either.
I can think of at least a half dozen things on the roadmap
that I would sooner see.  And it's not clear to me how much
longer AFS will be our main filesystem.