[OpenAFS] best practice for salvage
Thu, 3 Apr 2008 16:00:31 -0400
On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 3:32 PM, John Hascall <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >> Since the file server has no way of knowing if the file is still in
> > >> use it can't delete it.
> > > Why not? Is there no way for the file server to query the
> > > cache manager and ask?
> > The fact that the file is considered temporary is only known to the
> > client.
> And to salvager :)
> So, the client has opened the file. Doesn't this mean the
> the fileserver has a callback for this file/client? Then
> the fileserver sees a RENAME op to the magic .__afsNNNN
> name. Seems to me like it might be possible to pervert
> the callback to check up on the client/file.
Our hit squads are on the way now. Stay right there, ok?