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Re: [bug-inetutils] NFS server for GNU inetutils

From: Richard Dawe
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] NFS server for GNU inetutils
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 21:45:51 +0100


Alain Magloire wrote:
> > Don't forget NFSv4:
> >
> >     http://www.nfsv4.org/
> >
> > The RFC (3530) is 275 long. The beast got bigger.
> Ouch!
> The beast is getting harder to kill.
> So what happen to webnfs?  was it nip in the bud?

I don't know. I hadn't heard of WebNFS before. The NFSv4 RFC talks about
compatibility with WebNFS, but only in about three places. So I'm guessing
that WebNFS isn't deployed much or "just works" with NFSv4.

> is nfsv4 widespread yet?

I don't think so. It's a shame, because it would be nice to have a more secure

> looks like a lot of work implementing v4.

>From what I remember there is a research group implementing NFSv4 for Linux. I
have no idea what Sun are doing to support it (if they're planning to).

Bye, Rich =]

Richard Dawe [ http://www.phekda.freeserve.co.uk/richdawe/ ]

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