[OpenAFS] when openafs becomes a windows IFS
Thu, 4 Sep 2008 16:01:46 +0300
On Thursday 04 September 2008 15:06:05 Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Christof Hanke wrote:
> > On Tuesday 22 July 2008 23:57:56 Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> >> Christopher D. Clausen wrote:
> >>> Would using mount points instead of symlinks to directories help with
> >>> this problem?
> >> Windows doesn't know about mount points. A mount point is a Directory
> >> to Windows. Same behavior when removing a directory as when removing a
> >> directory.
> > Knowing next to nothing about windows, I just stumbled about "DFS
> > Junction Points" (http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=205524)
> > and wondered if the AFS-client could report a mountpoint as something
> > like that to windows and if that would change anything.
> It would not change anything. A junction point is viewed at the
> application layer as a directory.
OK, I just thought so otherwise, because it seems to make a difference for
those guys :
Look for :
"The program does not follow NTFS Junction Points."