Commit 27a2a5ff authored by Eric Van Hensbergen's avatar Eric Van Hensbergen Committed by Eric Van Hensbergen

9p: update maintainers and documentation

Updates to the MAINTAINERS file and documentation for 9p to point to the
swik wiki versus the outdated sf.net page.  Also updated some email addresses
and added pointers to papers which better describe the implementation and
application of the Linux 9p client.
Signed-off-by: default avatarEric Van Hensbergen <ericvh@gmail.com>
parent 1a3cac6c
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v9fs is a Unix implementation of the Plan 9 9p remote filesystem protocol.
This software was originally developed by Ron Minnich <rminnich@lanl.gov>
and Maya Gokhale <maya@lanl.gov>. Additional development by Greg Watson
This software was originally developed by Ron Minnich <rminnich@sandia.gov>
and Maya Gokhale. Additional development by Greg Watson
<gwatson@lanl.gov> and most recently Eric Van Hensbergen
<ericvh@gmail.com>, Latchesar Ionkov <lucho@ionkov.net> and Russ Cox
<rsc@swtch.com>.
The best detailed explanation of the Linux implementation and applications of
the 9p client is available in the form of a USENIX paper:
http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix05/tech/freenix/hensbergen.html
Other applications are described in the following papers:
* XCPU & Clustering
http://www.xcpu.org/xcpu-talk.pdf
* KVMFS: control file system for KVM
http://www.xcpu.org/kvmfs.pdf
* CellFS: A New ProgrammingModel for the Cell BE
http://www.xcpu.org/cellfs-talk.pdf
* PROSE I/O: Using 9p to enable Application Partitions
http://plan9.escet.urjc.es/iwp9/cready/PROSE_iwp9_2006.pdf
USAGE
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......@@ -90,9 +104,9 @@ subset of the namespace by extending the path: '#U*'/tmp would just export
and export.
A Linux version of the 9p server is now maintained under the npfs project
on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/npfs). There is also a
more stable single-threaded version of the server (named spfs) available from
the same CVS repository.
on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/npfs). The currently
maintained version is the single-threaded version of the server (named spfs)
available from the same CVS repository.
There are user and developer mailing lists available through the v9fs project
on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/v9fs).
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......@@ -167,11 +167,11 @@ S: Maintained
P: Eric Van Hensbergen
M: ericvh@gmail.com
P: Ron Minnich
M: rminnich@lanl.gov
M: rminnich@sandia.gov
P: Latchesar Ionkov
M: lucho@ionkov.net
L: v9fs-developer@lists.sourceforge.net
W: http://v9fs.sf.net
W: http://swik.net/v9fs
T: git kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/ericvh/v9fs.git
S: Maintained
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