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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4 future
Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 12:10:40PM -0800, Peter C. Norton wrote:
>>On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 12:54:54AM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>>>On Mon, 2003-12-01 at 22:36, Peter C. Norton wrote:
>>>>encouraging the distros to get behind autofs4 (hint hint, redhat,
>>>I suspect you'll have a really hard time finding ANY distro that still
>>>wants to actively develop new products on a 2.4 codebase.
>>Perhaps, but some rather large customers of AS2.1, would like it if
>>redhat could deliver the large outstanding automounting features for
>>their (mainly sun) environments. Since these environments resist
>>change, upgrading a kernel to include a newer autofs4 is more likely
>>than upgrading the whole system.
> and putting a feature into 2.4.23 is going to help/change that... how ?

From a sysadmin with rather large Solaris / Linux install base I'd love
to see a fully working autofs in 2.4. But I would loath running 2.6 on a
much needed production system... Hacking around the junk version of
autofs in 2.4 is a pain.

Bryan Whitehead
SysAdmin - JPL - Interferometry and Large Optical Systems
Phone: 818 354 2903

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