Subject: Re: File names and security...
To: Jim Wise <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/09/1997 09:04:46
> Certainly.  I'm sure I'm not the only one here in a heterogeneous
> environmont, stuck mounting file systems between NetBSD and other
> systems.  The great advantage of NFS is transparency between different
> systems' views of the same file system.  (In an environment where PC and
> Mac clients are sharing drives with Unix clients, strange characters in
> file names occur more often than you might think...)

Yes, but if you've decided that for a particular machine, certain
filenames are illegal, then the inability to access files with those
names off of an NFS partition shouldn't cause you any heartburn,
should it?