Projects / am-utils


am-utils is the next generation of the popular BSD automounter, amd. It includes many additional updates, ports, programs, features (such as NFS V.3 support, and shared libraries), Autofs, bug fixes, and more.


Recent releases

  •  10 Jul 2000 10:38

    Release Notes: NFSv3 support for Linux and HPUX-11, various additional configuration options, updated or minor new ports to alpha-dec-osf4.0f, alphaev6-dec-osf5.0, i386-pc-linux-rh6.2, i386-unknown-freebsd3.4, and various bugfixes.

    •  09 Jun 2000 18:30

      Release Notes: An important fix which improves the performance of symlink lookups a lot and further helps reduce the incidence of stale file handles when doing rapid mounts and umounts (via amq -u).

      •  31 May 2000 18:19

        Release Notes: Updates/new ports to hppa1.0-hp-hpux11.00, i386-pc-bsdi4.1, i386-unknown-netbsd1.4.1, sparc-sun-solaris2.8, and i*86-pc-linux-gnu-rh6.1 (some preparations for Compaq Tru64)i, new variables ${uid} and ${gid} return the numeric UID/GID of the user (not root) who invokes an amd pathname, automake uses automatic dependency tracking, new mount options (optionstr, noexec, and nomnttab), browsable maps of type auto, ctl-amd has a "status" argument, bugs document buggy AIX 4.3 plock() behavior fixes to stale file handle on symlinks reduce race conditions upon rapid umount/mount, sequences use vsnprintf (more secure than vsprintf), and more assorted and smaller bugfixes.

        •  18 Feb 2000 07:24

          Release Notes: NFSv3 support for Linux (some of the NFSv3 patches to Linux aren't very stable, however), two new amd.conf [global] options (nfs_vers=2/3 and nfs_proto=udp/tcp), fixes for silly typos in the mount_linux.c code that prevented cdfs/pcfs mount types from working, support for the "intr" mount option, and fixes to failover behavior of maps.


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