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Date: Thu, 24 Aug 89 11:50 PDT
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephen Nicoud)
I've been running into problems with UNIX file operations on Symbolics
files mounted on my Sun.
First of all, I'm running SunOS 4.0.3 and Genera 7.2 (ILA-NFS 11.21).
I'm running ILA-NFS 11.35, but otherwise the same configuration. I
scanned patches 22-35 and didn't see any that would likely affect the
operations you described (most changes were in the client, not the
The 'mv' UNIX command doesn't seem to work on any Symbolics file. (I've
sent a bug report to Symbolics customer-reports, but haven't received a
I just tried it, and it worked fine. Note that even after moving a
file, a file with that name might still exist because of versions. For
instance, you might see the following:
% ls foo*
foo foo.~4~ foo.~5~
% mv foo foo1
% ls foo*
foo foo.~4~ foo1
The Symbolics NFS server always shows the file with the highest version
number as if it has no version number.
- NFS Problems.
- From: Stephen Nicoud <snicoud%bcsaic.atc.boeing.com@RELAY.CS.NET>