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Re: [SLE] Network File Systems
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 17:31:52 -0800
  • Message-id: <200503151731.52780.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
James,

On Tuesday 15 March 2005 17:16, James Knott wrote:
> Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > Peter,
> >
> > On Tuesday 15 March 2005 09:57, Chiu, PCM (Peter) wrote:
> >>Is there a more efficient networked file system
> >>other than NFS and samba?
> >
> > I believe these two are the only transparent file sharing options.
>
> Actually, KDE has "Fish", which uses ssh and scp, to transfer files.
> It can be browsed with Konqueror.

Fine, but that's not transparent file sharing. Transparent file sharing
integrates at the file system level and thus makes remote file access
indistinguishable, from the API perspective, to local file access. No
special clients required.

Fish may be a nice front-end (or Konqueror integration) for scp, but it
is most definitely not transparent file sharing.

Randall Schulz

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