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SubjectRe: [NFS] [PATCH 019 of 19] knfsd: Register all RPC programs with portmapper by default
On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 11:31:25AM -0400, Chuck Lever wrote:
> I don't like this. The idea that multiple RPC services are listening
> on the same port is a total hack. What other service might use this
> besides NFSACL?

Why do you consider this a hack? I have always felt that librpc requiring
you to open separate ports for every program you register was a poor
design. The RPC header contains the program number, and the RPC code
is fully capable of demuxing incoming requests. So I do not think it is
a hack at all.

And yes, Solaris NFSACL resides on 2049 too.

Olaf Kirch | --- o --- Nous sommes du soleil we love when we play | / | \ sol.dhoop.naytheet.ah
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