On 0817T1244, Hans Ottevanger wrote:
> On 07/30/14 09:19, Edward Tomasz Napierała wrote:
> >At the link below you will find a patch that adds the new automounter.
> >The patch is against yesterdays 11.0-CURRENT.
> >Slides that explain the project scope and deliverables are here:
> >Testing is welcome. Please start with manual pages, eg. automount(8).
> >Note that you need not only to rebuild both kernel and world, but also
> >to run mergemaster, to install required /etc files. To run at startup,
> >add 'autofs_enable="YES"' to /etc/rc.conf.
> >This project is being sponsored by FreeBSD Foundation.
> Great to see a real autofs finally coming to FreeBSD.
> I already did some very cursory testing on a recent 11-CURRENT system
> that I still happened to have and things with at least the /net map
> look quite OK.
> I could do some more extensive testing if I could use some of my
> 10-STABLE systems. I already checked that the patch applies cleanly
> to a recent 10-STABLE (modulo a few offsets) and that both buildworld
> and buildkernel succeed. Should I expect difficulties actually
> running your autofs on 10-STABLE?
No, it should be fine. Plan is to MFC this to 10 soon, btw.
> And do you plan support for NIS? I know NIS is quite dead and has
> been so for at least 20 years, but I still see it being used
> occasionally (probably most out of habit) and it is (still ?)
> available in the base-system.
It should be trivial to add, I just need someone with such setup
(autofs maps in NIS) to test it against.
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