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Re: Daemon's Advocate article

From: Dave Leimbach <leimySPAM2k@xxxxxxx>
Date: 02 Mar 2004 08:46:17 -0600

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
> :connection).
> :
> :
> :-- 
> :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.  


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