[OpenAFS] Puzzler: lack of access to AFS files

Jeffrey Altman jaltman@secure-endpoints.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2007 16:25:17 -0500

John Hascall wrote:
>> 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. 

Such as ...

> And it's not clear to me how much
> longer AFS will be our main filesystem.

What would be needed to keep AFS as your main file system?