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Manual page for TFSD(8)

tfsd - TFS daemon




tfsd is the daemon for the Translucent File Service (TFS). This daemon is started by inetd.8c whenever a TFS request is made.

tfsd looks up a file by looking in the frontmost directory (see tfs.4s If the file is not found in this directory, tfsd follows the searchlink from the frontmost directory to the directory immediately behind it. tfsd continues to search for the file until one of the following conditions is met:

The searchlinks and whiteout entries are specified in .tfs_info files.


holds searchlink and whiteout entries


unwhiteout.1 lsw.1 tfs.4s mount_tfs.8

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Last modified 21/April/97