automount vs Solaris
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Oct 15 12:11:53 PDT 2004
Alfred Perlstein <alfred at freebsd.org> writes:
> * Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> [041014 08:55] wrote:
> > Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> writes:
> > > On the other hand, there is this:
> > >
> > > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2004-September/036786.html
> > >
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=1001154+0+/usr/local/www/db/text/2004/cvs-all/20040905.cvs-all
> > >
> > > so there will be autofs support in 5.3-RELEASE.
> > That's on 6.x, not 5.x; is there any reason to think it will get
> > MFC'd? [At all; I'd be surprised if release engineering okayed
> > it for 5.3.]
> I'll probably immediately MFC it after the release.
> Since it works on 4.x I might even bring it back there.
> The main issue is that no one has stepped forward to write
> the glue between my autofs and amd(8). I'm too busy right now.
> You can have fun with /usr/share/examples/autofs/autodriver
> if you want to expiriment or try your own.
I've got a deadline coming up, so I may have time to play with it
In the meantime, I came up with the following bit of awk to translate
the table syntax, for my fairly simple case:
print substr($2, RSTART+1, RLENGTH) " \trhost:=" $1 ";rsf:="
substr($2, 1, RSTART-1) ;
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