RFC: getting rid of oldnfs

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Thu Oct 23 20:44:06 UTC 2014

On Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:57:26 pm Rick Macklem wrote:
> Someone just pinged me on this and I figured I should
> bring it up.
> 1 - Is anyone out there still using oldnfs due to unresolved
>     problems with the new one? (I am not aware of any outstanding
>     issues in the new nfs that don't exist in the oldnfs.)
> 2 - Does anyone see a problem with getting rid of oldnfs for
>     FreebSD-11?
> 3 - If I get rid of it in -head, I can do it either in mid-December
>     or mid-April. (I can't do commits during the winter.)
>     Does anyone have a rough idea when the 11.0 release cycle will
>     start, so I can choose which of the above would be preferable?
>     (I figured I'd wait until after the last 10.n release that happens
>      before 11.0, since it will be easier to MFC before the removal of
>      oldnfs.)
> Thanks in advance for any comments, rick
> ps: John, I've cc'd you since I thought you are the guy most likely to
>     need to do commits/MFCs to oldnfs.

I think it is fine to remove it from 11.  I would do it sooner rather than 

John Baldwin

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