[nfsv4] Re: Changes in the rfc5661bis effort

Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Fri, 07 June 2024 15:15 UTC

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On Sun, May 19, 2024 at 02:59:38PM -0700, Thomas Haynes wrote:
> If you are adding new OPTIONAL attributes/operations for NFSv4.1, please make sure that they do not conflict with definitions for NFSv4.2.
> 
> I.e., do not assign FATTR4_NEW_ATTRIBUTE to be 77, instead first assign it in the NFSv4.2 block range and then use that same number on NFSv4.1.

Adding new attributes in a 4.1bis document feels rather odd.  Is that
really a good idea?