2008-01-04 10:05:34

by NeilBrown

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Subject: Re: A new NFSv4 server...

On Friday January 4, [email protected] wrote:
> > Oh, certainly. I was mainly thinking a replacement of the wire protocol would
> > be an easier step for people to swallow than a new protocol.
> I've been thinking of trying to put together something like NFS v3.5. Some
> parts of v4 are nice, but the complexity is too high.

That is soooooooo tempting.

Of course we would need to be clear on how it is better than NFS,
CIFS, 9P, and CRFS to name but a few. And it would not be a small

But it is very tempting.