RFC: getting rid of oldnfs
julian at freebsd.org
Sat Oct 25 03:22:54 UTC 2014
On 10/25/14, 5:49 AM, Peter Wemm wrote:
> On Friday, October 24, 2014 04:43:28 PM Robert Watson wrote:
>> On Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 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
>>> 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
>>> 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 removing it is fine, but as early as possible (as John says) to give
>> our -CURRENT users time to stop working around bugs and start reporting
> We still use oldnfs at work, even on 11.x, but I'm very much in favor of
> getting back to one single copy. It seems like there's too many things that
> are fixed in one stack or the other., We need to stop splitting effort.
> I've asked Rick before to remove it and get back to just "nfs" rather than
> "newnfs" etc.
We (work) have a lot of changes to the old nfs server in 8
We will have to port them all to the new server I guess as we go forward..
Rick, maybe I can run the diff past you privately for comment.
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