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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, AT&T created a network file
system called "RFS". It had many advantages over NFS: UNIX semantics
(remote mounting /dev/tty7!), uid mapping (e.g. "chip" didn't have to
be the same uid on different machines), and some others I can't think
of right now.

Like many, I don't think much of NFS. ("I'd rather have a network
file system than NFS." -- Geoff Collyer) I'd rather use RFS.
Unfortunately, right about the time that Sun and AT&T became strange
bedfellows and Slowlaris became SVR4, RFS seemed to drop below the
industry's collective radar, and I haven't heard anything about it

Has anyone reverse-engineered RFS for the free unices? Are there
working alternatives to NFS that have some of RFS's good qualities?
Chip Salzenberg - a.k.a. - <>
"Gomez! I just invented the wheel!!" //MST3K

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