In message <>, Glen Barber writes:
> New Automounter
>    Contact: Edward Tomasz Napieral/a <>
>    Deficiencies in the current automounter, amd(8), are a recurring
>    problem reported by many FreeBSD users. A new automounter is being
>    developed to address these concerns.
>    The automounter is a cleanroom implementation of functionality
>    available in most other Unix systems, using proper kernel support
>    implemented via an autofs filesystem. The automounter supports a
>    standard map format, and will integrate with the Lightweight Directory
>    Access Protocol (LDAP) service.

Will it also integrate with NIS (as SunOS and Solaris do)? FreeBSD's amd 
currently integrates with NIS as well.

Cy Schubert <>
FreeBSD UNIX:  <>   Web:

        The need of the many outweighs the greed of the few.

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