Just-in-time Symlinks

samba-technical at thewrittenword.com samba-technical at thewrittenword.com
Mon Jun 18 16:57:23 GMT 2001

On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 10:02:59AM -0400, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> 	At the same time, several automounters contain optimizations
> 	which allow them to stat the files in automounted directories
> 	without actually making the mounts, which allows programs	
> 	calling stat (like ls -l) to be run on automounted directories
> 	without unexpected side-effects.

Are you sure the logic is in the automount daemon? I think the logic
is in autofs, not automountd. The amd-dev mailing list has historical
info from one of the Sun automount developers with the answer.

albert chin (china at thewrittenword.com)

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