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SubjectRe: RFS?
If I recall correctly RFS only worked in homogeneous environments, as
opposed to NFS which works in a heterogeneous environments.

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