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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4 future
On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 01:36:51PM -0800, Peter C. Norton wrote:
> Ian has lots of bugfixes and and feature patches (like direct mounts)
> going to the autofs mailing list. Autofs4 has always had stability
> issues in 2.4.x, and its been lacking in features. This makes myself
> and others run a bastard combination of amd, autofs and editing
> /etc/fstab to get "automounter" features even close to the solaris
> automounter. If these can go into 2.4, which will be "stable" and in
> use in lots of places for the next couple of years it could help by
> encouraging the distros to get behind autofs4 (hint hint, redhat,
> hint).

Well, it looks like you're a bit later for 2.4 with that. Get them
into 2.6 and if they prove good we can backport the bugfix portions.
As for Red Hat: I'll bet the next Red Hat product will be based on
a 2.6 kernel, as is fedora as their public beta testing community
whizbang version.

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