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SubjectRe: nfs-utils-1.0.5 is not backwards compatible with 2.4
On Friday August 1, SteveD@RedHat.com wrote:
> I see your point... I guess I didn't realize that the "nohide" option
> (that the user
> sees) has been using the NFSEXP_CROSSMNT define this whole time....
>
> And I also agree with you if somebody is directly using the bits instead of
> the "nohide" ascii representation they are on there own since there is no
> real export API per say....
>
> But just to make the clean up complete, wouldn't the attached patch be
> needed in the 2.4 kernel if nfs-utils-1.0.5 was going to be used?

It wouldn't hurt, but it certainly isn't needed (as it doesn't
actually change any bit of compiled code).

I will put it on my list to send for 2.4.23-pre

NeilBrown
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