coda: Advanced networked filesystem1

Package available in: [trunk] [8.0] [7.0] [6.0] [2.1]

Coda is a distributed filesystem with its origin in AFS2. It has many features that are very desirable for network filesystems. Currently, Coda has several features not found elsewhere.

1. disconnected operation for mobile computing 2. is freely available under a liberal license 3. high performance through client side persistent caching 4. server replication 5. security model for authentication, encryption and access control 6. continued operation during partial network failures in server network 7. network bandwith adaptation 8. good scalability 9. well defined semantics of sharing, even in the presence of network failures

NOTE: The basic setup and functionallity works for me. But it might not work for you at all - or burn all your data! - You should definitely read the documentation at: before you start playing! I also experienced some performance problems with sftp protocol Coda uses ...

... part of T2, get it here


Author: many from the Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Maintainer: Rene Rebe <rene [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: GPL
Status: Stable
Version: 6.0.11

Download: lwp-2.0.tar.gz
Download: rvm-1.11.tar.gz
Download: rpc2-1.27.tar.gz
Download: coda-6.0.11.tar.gz

T2 source: coda-client.init
T2 source: coda-server.init
T2 source: coda-utils.init
T2 source: coda.cache
T2 source: coda.conf
T2 source: coda.desc

Build time (on reference hardware): 34418% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 6.00 MB, 219 files

Dependencies (build time detected): 00-dirtree bash binutils bison bzip2 ccache coreutils diffutils findutils flex gawk gcc glibc grep linux-header m4 make mktemp ncurses net-tools perl readline sed sysfiles tar util-linux

Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.

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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).