[OpenAFS] Automatic move of volumes

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery@ece.cmu.edu
Wed, 24 Oct 2007 11:09:39 -0400

On Oct 24, 2007, at 9:54 , Steven Jenkins wrote:

> On 10/24/07, Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
>> the interesting case is where the RW has unreleased changes and  
>> you want to
>> recreate the ROs as they are now. i don't know of distributed  
>> tools to do
>> this.
> I hadn't really thought about people intentionally keeping their RWs &
> ROs out of sync w/each other.  I'm not clear why someone would want to
> do that -- could you elaborate?

Version control on the cheap:  the R/O contains the publicly  
supported version, the R/W is the development/testing one.  When it's  
tested and ready for deployment, release the volume.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery@kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery@ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH