[OpenAFS] Automatic move of volumes

Steve Simmons scs@umich.edu
Wed, 24 Oct 2007 11:14:30 -0400

On Oct 24, 2007, at 10:22 AM, Christopher D. Clausen wrote:

> Steven Jenkins <steven.jenkins@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10/24/07, Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> perl scripts exist to do it and I think have been posted here in the
>>> past; they may even deal with the "RO already exists" case.
>> It would be nice if there were a repository of publically available
>> contrib stuff like that.
> I've offered to maintain such a thing if someone would be willing to
> grant AFS space in some part of a public cell.  I can't really host
> things at UIUC due to various campus network usage policies.
> And actually, with AFS we can just create a mount point to a world
> readable volume in any public cell so that the contributor can  
> maintain
> the most up to date version without involving someone in updating the
> content.

I'd be happy to pitch in on this; there are a number of useful things  
out there when don't properly belong in the distribution but would be  
really nice to have in a common place. I'll check with our management  
to see if we can devote a volume.