[Samba] CIFS: Deprecating NFS mounting syntax in mount.cifs

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Oct 23 11:22:32 MDT 2012

On 10/23/2012 07:02 PM, Jeff Layton wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2012 18:47:37 +0200
> steve <steve at steve-ss.com> wrote:
>> On 10/23/2012 05:56 PM, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
>> Currently, we have this map: * -fstype=cifs,rw,sec=krb5 
>> ://myserver/myshare/& 
> Does that really work? What purpose does the ':' serve there?
Yes. They always put a ':' before the mount except for the default NFS. 
I took a look at the example /etc/auto.misc which comes (commented out) 
with openSUSE. They always put a ':'.
> That
> should probably be removed. I doubt we'd end up breaking that syntax,
> but I can't be certain.
Just to say that this is a seemingly innocuous patch, but one which may 
lead to confusion.

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