davecb at canada.sun.com
Mon Jun 18 17:43:02 GMT 2001
samba-technical at thewrittenword.com wrote:
> 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.
I don't think I was arging that it was in one
particular daemon: I was using the term "automounter"
to mean the whole of the subsystem.
However, I am interested in following up on this:
> The amd-dev mailing list has historical
> info from one of the Sun automount developers with the answer.
Acn you point me to something specific? I didn't find
a search page anywhere for that list...
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