Coda File System

Re: [Darwincoda] Kernel extension updated

From: R. Benjamin Shapiro <>
Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 16:04:27 -0600
Hi Christer,

I just compiled and installed DarwinCoda from CVS and installed coda 
6.0.6. It seems to work, but writing to the coda tree (using Subethedit 
on some python source) seems to result in inconsistent data locally. Any 


Christer Bernérus wrote:

> I have recently updated the DarwinCoda kernel extension, importing 
> changes from the Research branch.
> The new version works a lot better now.
> It doesn't use up all available vnodes, it does not hang as often as 
> before.
> The Finder works reasonably well and many Applications stored in coda 
> can now be launched and run.
> There are still issues, however. I have tried launching the heaviest 
> application I have, Adobe GoLive CS, and it notoriously fails leaving 
> an inconsistent directory in the coda file space behind.
> But maybe this is as it should, because the Adobe EULA doesn't allow 
> any networked file systems except for NFS and Cifs, I've heard ;-)
> Nothing serious seems to happen in the server end, though, restarting 
> venus with -init makes you ready for another try.
> Feel free to test. And, as all, apply the standard disclaimers.
> -- Christer
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