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[atomic-devel] NFS in atomic host

On Wed, 29 Oct 2014, Joe Brockmeier wrote:

> > So I have added the nfs-utils package to the host:

> Shouldn't we have some discussion around adding a package? 
> I'm not saying nfs is a deal-breaker, but we should probably 
> discuss whether we want this or not.

let me kick it off then ...

I had 'scratched my chin' as to how I would go about doing 
this; and later read Stephen's writeup ... fine so far as it 
provides a solution, but really not all that obvious a 

We _have_ used NFS on our VM client space, for shared RO 
archives, and such, and it is not all that uncommon a use 
case.  Being able to simply add an exports entry in one place, 
and to use the familiar NFS tools is a win, and a solution we 
have used for several years.  'just works' and is a Unix'y 
familiar which an end user will find an 'just use' without the 
need to chase down alternative methods (as Stephen described)

The image space profile of those tools is small, and I would: 
+1 the addition as generally useful

-- Russ herrold

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