[Gluster-devel] GlusterFS File Semamtics

Amar S. Tumballi amar at zresearch.com
Thu Jul 24 05:02:54 UTC 2008

Hi Luke,
 Sorry for the delay in answering your question.

The semantics of GlusterFS is posix and not NFS. (The only known glitch in
it is with regard to some permission setting when posix ACLs are used).

And can I ask you why you assume it as "not the full POSIX semantics"?


2008/7/17 Luke McGregor <luke at mcgregor.org.nz>:

> Hi there
> Im just wondering what file semantics GLusterFS implements. Im assuming
> that
> it is not the full POSIX semantics that are implemented as it is
> essentially
> a network file system. Are the semantics NFS?
> Thanks
> Luke
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Amar Tumballi
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