[OpenAFS] Publishing a FUSE file system over OpenAFS

Giovanni Bracco bracco@frascati.enea.it
Wed, 17 Oct 2007 08:36:27 +0200

Have you see the thread of the previous posting to openafs-info@openafs.org?
On Sunday 14 October 2007 23:54, Anthony Wright wrote:
> I've been interested in using OpenAFS as an alternative to NFS for a
> while now, and most of the arguments in it's favour seem fairly
> compelling, but i'm struggling with one issue.
> I'm in the process of building a system which will use a FUSE File
> System which I then want to publish over a  network. I can  clearly
> understand how to do this with NFS, but  from my (limited) knowledge,
> OpenAFS seems to be much more tightly bound to the underlying file
> system than NFS, and I can't see how I produce a FUSE file system, and
> then access that file system through an OpenAFS client.
> Is this something that can be done under OpenAFS and if so how? If not
> is there an OpenAFS API similar in concept to FUSE that would allow a
> user mode program to publish a file system over OpenAFS?
> If the answer to these two questions is no, does this mean I've found
> out a way in which NFS is better than OpenAFS? ;-)
> Many thanks,
> Tony Wright.
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