Coda File System

Re: Coda on FreeBSD 9?

From: Greg Troxel <>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 12:53:47 -0500 writes:

> Hello Brett,
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 09:34:59AM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
>> I know it is a different kettle of cats but coda seems to work fine on
>> 64bit NetBSD.  Quite a while ago I did a bit of work trying to catch the
>> LP64 badness but one can never be sure you found them all...
> Wow. I have to try this.
> Curious what is the state of Linux ABI on NetBSD?
> (BTW there used to be some bad interaction between directory
> formats in BSD vs Coda vs Linux which caused Linux-ABI programs
> accessing Coda to only be able to read the first page of
> a directory. Wonder whether this is the case on NetBSD.
> I'll see)

Native coda on netbsd does not have this problem any more.  I think the
problem was that the coda code that generated directories put them in a
Linuxy format.

I am not clear what happens when an emulated Linux binary reads a
directory.  But I'd expect it be ok assuming native is ok.

Received on 2012-01-09 12:53:57