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Re: nuke nfs over netiso?

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.

What he said.

The second copy of the metadata cache code is a nasty abstraction
violation too... just while we're making suggestions for the bored yet


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