Need information on NFS


Barry Shein (bzs@bu-cs.bu.edu)
Sat, 20 Dec 86 11:38:28 EST


>I really question whether RPC can be considered OS independent. It is way
>too big for microcomputers. An acquaintance involved with NFS (who has
>never worked for Sun) gave me an estimate recently that a client side alone
>would take 100K of machine code on a Mac.

Two years ago most higher level languages other than BASIC were too
big for micros. I think this problem will vanish shortly by itself.
100K? that doesn't sound very big. A $1K Atari/St has 1MB of memory.

        -Barry Shein, Boston University



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