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Commands affecting the Prospero file system

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vfsetup [-n hostpath, [-r, v] name, -f file]
vcd [-u] path
vwd
vls [-v] [-u] [-f] [path]
vln [-u] [-s] [-e] [-n host1] name1 name2
vmkdir directory
vrm link
vget virtual-file [local-file]
padmin [-motd | -kill | -restart | -set parameter | -get parameter | -command] [server]
newvs [-v#] [-e] [host [name [home [desc_file]]]]
list_acl [-d dir] [link_name]
set_acl [-asirKE -n -N] [-t type] [-d dir] [-l link] rights principals
vdisable (not at all installations)
venable (not at all installations)

Meanings for PFS_DEFAULT

The meanings for the PFS_DEFAULT environment varialbe are:

Table 4: Settings for the PFS_DEFAULT environment variable

Value Meaning
PMAP_DISABLE Never resolve names within the virtual system.
PMAP_ENABLE Always resolve names within the virtual system.
PMAP_COLON Resolve names within the virtual system if they contain a :(colon).
PMAP_ATSIGN_NF Resolve names within the virtual system by default, but treat names beginnning with an @ or full path names that do not exist in the virtual system as native file system names.
PMAP_ATSIGN Resolve names within the virtual system by default, but treat names beginnning with an @ sign as native file system names.


Padma Indraganti
Tue Aug 9 17:37:24 PDT 1996