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re: nuke iso for nfs

>On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 12:37:01PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
>> > Eventually it would be nice to have NFS (server and client) as a
>> > module and that means killing as much of #ifdef as possible.  Yes, I
>> > know I need to solve the same problem with INET vs. INET6, but I like
>> > to start with the easy ones first.
>> Actually, NFS can in principle run over any RPC transport.  The only
>> way it's tied to addressing at all is the portmapper (and the legacy
>> hack that says NFS is at port 2049).
>> If we modularize NFS, we should do so in a way that abstracts away the
>> underlying transport, which would give us ISO/INET/INET6 ifdef
>> elimination for free.

Doug Rabson is working on a new RPC layer for the kernel for FreeBSD. It
probably lives somewhere on their Perforce server, but isn't working yet.

You might want to consider cribbing that when it is done? rick

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