[OpenAFS] Re: afsd.fuse usage?

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 08:29:26 -0400

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:19 AM, Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Sep 2011 21:22:08 -0500
> Troy Benjegerdes <hozer@hozed.org> wrote:
>> I can't seem to find any documentation on afsd.fuse... Is there a
>> HOWTO, or something? What works, what doesn't?
> It accepts all of the options that afsd does, and should behave in the
> same way. Give it a mountdir and a cachedir and it'll "mount" AFS in
> that dir and use the given cache directory.
> What should work is unauthenticated file access to AFS; everything else
> does not. So, you can't get authenticated access (unless you use host
> ACLs; but please don't use host ACLs), and you can't use any utilities
> like 'fs' with it.
> In developers terms, there's no pioctl, but anything that doesn't
> require a pioctl should work. We just haven't created a way to specify
> "which cache manager do I communicate with?", so a pioctl call wouldn't
> know who to talk to.

sick idea: use the rmtsysd interface to do it, since we already have tools that
support it (all of them).