Coda File System

R: R: Coda + qmail (i.e. maildir)

From: Andrea Cerrito <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 16:39:21 +0200
> > Well, I don't know, but the simpliest way is to not try to make
> the link and
> > just then use the rename. It saves a lot of work (and errors too)!
> Any attempt to perform a cross directory link is already detected by the
> client, so no RPC calls to the server are needed to return the error.
> The overhead of the rejected link attempt should be pretty much the cost
> of context switching to venus and back to the application that tried the
> link.

You sure?
I don't really remember very well, I debugged it when I tried to install
qmail on my test machines 3 months ago, but if I remember well, the server
noticed the link and report an error in the server log.

I'll try asap!
Cordiali saluti / Best regards
Andrea Cerrito
Net.Admin @ Centro MultiMediale di Terni S.p.A.
P.zzale Bosco 3A
05100 Terni IT
Tel. +39 0744 5441330
Fax. +39 0744 5441372
Received on 2001-07-19 10:40:41