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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: tla on nfs only

From: Sri Ramkrishna
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: tla on nfs only
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 10:31:45 -0800 (PST)

> Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >>>>Even if you can't trust they'll stick around, you can make a skeletal
> >>>>revision library (with your 'library-config' options set), and then make
> >>>>a tar of it.  If /tmp ever gets cleaned, you can then untar it and start
> >>>>from scratch.
> >>>
> >>>Does that work?  The inodes will be different, so I can't see how
> >>>that'd work.
> > 
> > 
> >>It doesn't work. Any other tips? :(
> > 
> > 
> > Lobby for some/all those sanity checks to be turn-off-able.
> > And first and foremost, to get rid of the device-number checks.
> Alternate suggestion: code the features you want, then try to get them 
> included.  Even if they aren't accepted, you can still use them, and 
> star-merge will help you keep up to date with the latest work on tla.

I will certainly use any tla thats NFS friendly.  I work in a large 
corporate environment where everything is NFS (or some other global 
filesystem like AFS).  So having this kind of resilience with NFS is a 

If there is an alternative way of doing checks without taking into 
consideration inodes | device numbers that would be great.


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