Coda File System

Re: Coda for home directories and NIS vs. Kerberos

From: Stephen J. Turnbull <>
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 04:58:11 +0900 writes:
 > On Thu, 31 Jan 2008, wrote:

 > > The Coda kernel module could in fact return something more
 > > meaningful than unusable and confusing uid numbers it currently
 > > returns (could be say either the running process' local uid or
 > > the local "nobody" uid).
 > Or just have the main package add a coda user (if one doesn't already 
 > exist in passwd/nis/ldap/whatever) and always say that the uid/gid of all 
 > coda files is "coda"...

And give that username the fullname "Coda ACL Manager".  Of course it
does more than that, but in general most users are going to be most
interested in that aspect of Venus's role.
Received on 2008-01-31 14:53:03