[OpenAFS] eliminating non-ptserver authorization (was: "vos dump" authorization based on "bos adduser")

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 8 Jun 2007 15:57:58 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 8 Jun 2007, Adam Megacz wrote:

> "Christopher D. Clausen" <cclausen@acm.org> writes:
>> So how would I issue bos shutdown for an entire cell, and then bos
>> startup?
> I guess that's the only case where this is a problem.  But how often
> does somebody without login access to any of the fileservers shut down
> an entire cell (for that matter, how often does anybody ever shut down
> an entire cell)?

whether i have access or not should not force me to use it

> I'm going to write up a patch that does this.  Whether or not it is
> agreeable to the gatekeepers is, of course, another matter entirely,
> but at least the patch will be out there for those who want it.

we can argue about it. if you code it probably we can all agree on