Issue No. 03 - March (1986 vol. 35)
L.M. Casey , Bell-Northern Research
In the above correspondence1 a remote procedure call mechanism is proposed that uses a system-wide sequence number to eliminate duplicate and orphan messages. We show that the described mechanism also discards valid messages. A brief description is provided of an alternative scheme that avoids this problem.
remote procedure calls, Communication protocols, distributed systems, fault tolerance, local area networks
L. Casey, "Comments on "The Design of a Reliable Remote Procedure Call Mechanism"," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 35, no. , pp. 283-284, 1986.