Re: Alternate solutions (Was: Re: NFS still has caching problem)

Todd Graham Lewis (
Thu, 25 Jul 1996 01:19:35 -0400

On Wed, 24 Jul 1996, lilo wrote:

> On Mon, 22 Jul 1996, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> > Because for a network filesystem, and indeed any client/server
> > application, it's probably not worth our collective time to write a
> > Linux-only solution. It won't be able to talk to all of the NFS servers
> > that are running on other platforms.
> If there is no good, non-proprietary solution available, there's nothing
> wrong with developing a portable solution under Linux. If NFS simply won't
> cut it, you design something that will. That's what RFC's are for....

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Can we please move all discussion to that list and keep it off of This is serious off-topic, now that there is a
separate list for it (and has been for a while.)

Todd Graham Lewis Linux! Core Engineering
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