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Re: Question about traps in serving off Unix

    Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1992 11:58 EST
    From: Brad Miller <miller@SOL.CS.ROCHESTER.EDU>

	Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1992 02:52 EST
	From: barmar@Think.COM (Barry Margolin)

	The namespace protocol is specific to Symbolics machines, so the 3670 will
	have to remain the namespace server, so it makes sense to keep the
	namespace files on that machine, although there is support for keeping
	namespace files on a Unix file server (but I've never tried it, so can't
	vouch for it).

    I have; it's broken, don't bother. (Runs into problems with the (lack of)
    version numbers.)

    We do put the reset of sys: on unix machines, with a shadow copy of the
    directories Barry mentions on a UX400s, in order to build worlds on our

Ahh, here's another issue:

The top directory of the Unix directory that contains SYS: should have a
name that ends with ".sct".  By default, Lispm NFS puts explicit version
numbers on all files within such directories, instead of leaving the
version number off the newest version.  And when parsing such pathnames,
it puts the version number into the PATHNAME-VERSION field, so it does a
reasonable job of emulating LMFS versioning.