RE: [NFS] Disabling Symbolic Link Content Caching in NFS Client

From: Trond Myklebust (
Date: Tue Jun 03 2003 - 11:05:09 EST

>>>>> " " == Vivek Goyal <> writes:

> You are right. But our idea is to provide an option to
> disable/enable caching based on the nature of intended
> application.

Apart from hlfsd, which applications actually depend on symlinks not
being cached?

> With this, Linux will have enhanced flexibility in NFS client
> like other operating systems. For example.

Again: Do you have any concrete examples of programs that need this
functionality, and that cannot be replaced?

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