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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] nfs-server 2.2.47-2

Hi All,

Is there an NFS client for Cygwin?  I want to be able to mount exports from
unix machines or other cygwin nfs servers.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robb, Sam" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2003 3:37 AM
Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] nfs-server 2.2.47-2

> The nfs-server package is now available for experimentation.
> This package is a port of the Universal NFS server.  It contains
> an NFS daemon (rpc.nfsd) and a mount daemon (rpc.mountd).  Unlike
> other NFS daemons, this NFS server runs entirely in user space.
> This makes it a tad slower than other NFS implementations, and
> also introduces some awkwardnesses in the semantics (for instance,
> moving a file to a different directory will render its file handle
> invalid).
> Changes and limitations relative to the original nfs-server source:
>     * initial Cygwin port based on work by Rico Junio
>     * exports file access control checks disabled
>     * exented group info disabled
>     * added nfs-server-config script for initial setup
>                        *** INSTALLATION ***
> To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
> the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
> system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.  nfs-server
> is located in the "Net" category.  Click on this category to install
> nfs-server if it is not already installed.  If nfs-server is already
> installed, it will be updated automatically.
> If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
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