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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:
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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
    > 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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