[TUHS] My BSDcan talk

Andrew Warkentin andreww591 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 15:15:42 AEST 2020

On 6/6/20, Paul Ruizendaal <pnr at planet.nl> wrote:
> In my view, exposing the host names through integration in the Unix file
> name space makes a lot of conceptual sense, but it unfortunately falls down
> on the practicalities, with the host name set being hard to enumerate (it is
> large, distributed and not stable - even back then).
With a proper dynamic VFS architecture, there is no reason why a
resolver with a filesystem API has to bother supporting enumeration at
all. All it needs to be able to do is respond to open() and stat()
calls, returning ENOENT when resolution fails.

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