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[Linux-cluster] Re: GFS, what's remaining



On Monday 05 September 2005 10:49, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> On Monday 05 September 2005 10:14, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> > On 2005-09-03T01:57:31, Daniel Phillips <phillips istop com> wrote:
> > > The only current users of dlms are cluster filesystems.  There are zero
> > > users of the userspace dlm api.
> >
> > That is incorrect...
> 
> Application users Lars, sorry if I did not make that clear.  The issue is 
> whether we need to export an all-singing-all-dancing dlm api from kernel to 
> userspace today, or whether we can afford to take the necessary time to get 
> it right while application writers take their time to have a good think about 
> whether they even need it.
>

If Linux fully supported OpenVMS DLM semantics we could start thinking asbout
moving our application onto a Linux box because our alpha server is aging.

That's just my user application writer $0.02.

-- 
Dmitry


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