[OpenAFS] dropbox semantics ("irl")

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@uiuc.edu
Wed, 30 May 2007 12:57:34 -0500

Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:
> Adam Megacz <megacz@cs.berkeley.edu> writes:
>> But, if this is the case, what prevents the owner of the file from
>> modifying it after closing the file? (I checked, they can't, but I
>> don't understand what part of the protocol enforces this)
> I believe that right now this part of the protocol is a hack and it's
> actually enforced by the client cache manager rather than by the
> server.

Attempting to use an arla client to write the file will likely allow the 
operation, as arla doesn't have the same enforcement.