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Re: Daemon's Advocate article

From: Robert Garrett <rg70@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2004 08:51:14 -0600

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Dave Leimbach wrote:
> Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>:Egads!  Matt, put down the painkillers!!    8-)
>>:I can just see it now...  right next to 'page faults', we've got
>>:'package faults'.  We could even have a package pager, to
>>:automatically do LRU analysis on packages, and delete them when we get
>>:tight on space (of course, weighing in the speed of the network
>>:Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>   And 'pkglock' to lock a package in so it isn't deleted by the LRU.
>>   Really, though, I think this might be a great idea whos time has come.
>>   Kinda like having an NFS mount over the internet, but with added security
>>   (local MD5 file for comparisons, multiple servers, load distribution, etc).
>>   Perfect for a userland VFS.
>>					-Matt
> What does this mean for the system admin who normally would have some control 
> over what gets installed on his boxes?
> I think we need a way to handle that link in the chain don't we?
> Ugh... I am starting to thing in terms of UML Use Cases.  
> Dave
we present them with a graphical representation of all the possible 
knobs they could ever want to tweak, when they define INSANE_PKG


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