[nfsv4] Global Namespace in NFSv4

Chenggong Fan <fan@rainfinity.com> Sat, 09 October 2004 21:01 UTC

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Hi folks,

My name is Charles Fan and I am relatively new to this workgroup.  I 
work for Rainfinity and we make file virtualization products.  I am 
interested in topics in NFSv4 related to namespace, migration, referrals 
and volatile file handles.

I have read the mailing list threads around last Christmas discussing 
these topics and the I-Ds written by Rob Thurlow and Dave Noveck.  I 
enjoyed reading them.  There were repeated calls for more volunteers to 
work on these issues on the mailing list.  I'd like to raise my hand and 
try to make useful contributions.

Attached is a summary of what I learned from the discussion threads and 
a proposal.  Please correct me if I made any mistakes, and all comments 

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