[OpenAFS] Firefox & OpenAFS home directory (was: Request for testing: NATs and 1.6.6pre*)

Jukka Tuominen jukka.tuominen@finndesign.fi
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:30:21 +0200 (EET)

Thanks again, this is an area to investigate

br, jukka

> On Sun, 2013-12-22 at 00:06 +0200, Jukka Tuominen wrote:
>> Brandon,
>> I'm afraid redirecting to local files is unlikely to work in this case,
>> since the client image is read-only. Only the homedirs on the server
>> survive client reboots. That is intentional and an important feature of
>> the Liitin concept (www.liitin.org).
>> Hmmm, certain things are likely to be written on the ramdisk (or
>> something) locally, so some temporary files could be better off there
>> until log-off...? I'll keep this in mind.
> While some programs seem to violate it (for example, XFCE seems to store
> persistent session information there), the XDG cache directory is
> supposed to be allowed to be ephemeral, specifically so you can put it
> on a ramdisk or etc. (The browser cache is a specific case in point.)
> I might also suggest that a local cachefs might be a good idea for such
> a system in general.
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