What have I been up to?
I recently traveled to beautiful
64th IETF. There,
and I attended many meetings, most notably the
NFSv4 working group meeting,
and presented our recent
The Internet Draft concerns NFSv4 ACLs. It attempts to clear up
ambiguities in the NFSv4 spec,
It also proposes a way for ACLs and UNIX-style modes to live together
in harmony. Hopefully, it will end up as one or more RFCs, and NFSv4
clients and servers can have a truly useful ACL model.
Meanwhile, as has been mentioned in
many other places,
has been released. Check out blog entries from
on how ACLs work in ZFS.
I also gave a
presentation on DTrace
at a joint meeting of the Front Range OpenSolaris User Group
and the Front Range Unix User Group
Why was I, a humble
engineer, giving a presentation on
Well, for one thing, I use DTrace quite a bit. But I'll be blogging more
about DTrace and NFS a bit later.