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Re: `server' vs. `translator'

From: Richard Braun
Subject: Re: `server' vs. `translator'
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 13:10:40 +0200
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On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 12:37:17PM +0200, Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> A terminology issue: is my observation correct that we use to say
> `server' in the case that only a single node is being served, like
> `/servers/socket/2' by `/hurd/pfinet' and we use to say `translator' if a
> whole sub-hierarchy is being exported, like `/' by `/hurd/ext2fs'?

I think that all tasks waiting for RPC requests are servers, and those
which are attached to a VFS node (either a single node or implementing
a sub tree) are translators.

Richard Braun

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