[blfs-book] r12072 - in trunk/BOOK: . general/sysutils introduction/welcome

igor at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org igor at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Oct 26 09:25:50 PDT 2013


Author: igor
Date: Sat Oct 26 09:25:50 2013
New Revision: 12072

Log:
update to autofs-5.0.8

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/autofs.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	Sat Oct 26 07:10:15 2013	(r12071)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	Sat Oct 26 09:25:50 2013	(r12072)
@@ -323,7 +323,7 @@
 <!-- Chapter 12 -->
 <!ENTITY acpid-version                "2.0.20">
 <!ENTITY at-version                   "3.1.14">
-<!ENTITY autofs-version               "5.0.7">
+<!ENTITY autofs-version               "5.0.8">
 <!ENTITY bluez-version                "4.101">
 <!ENTITY colord-version               "1.0.3">    <!-- Even minors only -->
 <!ENTITY cpio-version                 "2.11">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/autofs.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/autofs.xml	Sat Oct 26 07:10:15 2013	(r12071)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/autofs.xml	Sat Oct 26 09:25:50 2013	(r12072)
@@ -3,12 +3,12 @@
    "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
   <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
   %general-entities;
-  <!ENTITY autofs-patch-dir     "http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/daemons/autofs/v5/patches-5.0.7">
+
   <!ENTITY autofs-download-http "http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/daemons/autofs/v5/autofs-&autofs-version;.tar.xz">
   <!ENTITY autofs-download-ftp  "ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/daemons/autofs/v5/autofs-&autofs-version;.tar.xz">
-  <!ENTITY autofs-md5sum        "7aa414dd1d07e263795eced1992e8645">
-  <!ENTITY autofs-size          "248 KB">
-  <!ENTITY autofs-buildsize     "8.4 MB">
+  <!ENTITY autofs-md5sum        "4ed5271598fb1a76475364a4879c7578">
+  <!ENTITY autofs-size          "249 KB">
+  <!ENTITY autofs-buildsize     "7.6 MB">
   <!ENTITY autofs-time          "0.1 SBU">
 ]>
 
@@ -29,15 +29,12 @@
   <sect2 role="package">
     <title>Introduction to Autofs</title>
 
-    <para>The <application>Autofs</application> package contains userspace
-    tools that work with the kernel to mount and un-mount removable file
-    systems. The primary use is to mount external network file systems like
-    NFS (see <xref linkend="nfs-utils"/>) or Samba (see <xref linkend="samba"/>)
-    on demand.</para>
-
-    <para>It may also be useful for allowing users to mount floppies, cdroms and
-    other removable storage devices without requiring the system
-    administrator to mount the devices.</para>
+    <para>
+      <application>Autofs</application> controls the operation of the automount
+      daemons. The automount daemons automatically mount filesystems when they
+      are accessed and unmount them after a period of inactivity. This is done
+      based on a set of pre-configured maps.
+    </para>
 
     &lfs74_checked;
 
@@ -62,29 +59,18 @@
         <para>Estimated build time: &autofs-time;</para>
       </listitem>
     </itemizedlist>
-<!--
-    <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
-
-    <para>Recommended Patches: There are frequent patches issued for
-    <application>autofs</application>. One method you can use to get the
-    current patches requires first installing the <xref linkend="wget"/>
-    package. After ensuring the <command>wget</command> command is installed
-    in a directory identified in the <envar>PATH</envar> variable, start in
-    the same directory as the main tar file and issue the following
-    commands:</para>
 
-<screen><userinput>wget &autofs-patch-dir;/patch_order-&autofs-version; &&
-sed 's;autofs;&autofs-patch-dir;/autofs;' \
-    patch_order-&autofs-version; | grep -v ^# > wget-list &&
-wget -i wget-list</userinput></screen>
--->
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Autofs Dependencies</bridgehead>
 
-    <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
-    <para role="required">
-      <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
-      <xref linkend="cyrus-sasl"/>, and
-      <xref linkend="mitkrb"/></para>
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
+    <para role="optional">
+      <xref linkend="libtirpc"/>,
+      <xref linkend="nfs-utils"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libxml2"/>,
+      <xref linkend="mitkrb"/>,
+      <xref linkend="openldap"/> (client only), and
+      <xref linkend="cyrus-sasl"/>
+    </para>
 
     <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
     <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/autofs"/></para>
@@ -98,14 +84,21 @@
       <primary sortas="d-Automounter">Automounter</primary>
     </indexterm>
 
-    <para>Verify that kernel support has been compiled in or built as
-    modules in the following areas:</para>
-
-<screen><literal>File systems ⇒
-    Kernel automounter version 4 support  Y or M
-    Network File Systems ⇒
-        NFS client support   Y or M (optional)
-        CIFS support         Y or M (optional)</literal></screen>
+    <para>
+      Verify that automounter kernel support has been enabled:
+    </para>
+
+<screen><literal>File systems --->
+  Kernel automounter version 4 support (also supports v3): Y or M</literal></screen>
+
+    <para>
+      Optionally, enable the following options in the kernel configuration:
+    </para>
+
+<screen><literal>File systems  --->
+  Network File Systems  --->
+    NFS client support: Y or M
+    CIFS support (advanced network filesystem, SMBFS successor): Y or M</literal></screen>
 
     <para>Recompile and install the new kernel, if necessary.</para>
 
@@ -117,11 +110,7 @@
 
     <para>Install <application>Autofs</application> by running the following
     commands:</para>
-<!--
-<screen><userinput>for f in `cat ../patch_order-&autofs-version;`; do
-  patch -Np1 -i ../$f
-done &&
--->
+
 <screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/ --mandir=/usr/share/man &&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
@@ -132,20 +121,17 @@
 <screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
 
   </sect2>
-<!--
+
   <sect2 role="commands">
     <title>Command Explanations</title>
 
-    <para><command>for f in `cat ../patch_order-&autofs-version;`; do
-    patch -Np1 -i ../$f;  done</command>: This command applies all the
-    patches downloaded earlier in the correct order.</para>
-
-    <para><command>ln -sf  ../init.d/autofs
-    /etc/rc.d/rcsysinit.d/S52autofs</command>: This command sets the
-    link to properly start autofs upon boot.</para>
+    <para>
+      <option>--with-libtirpc</option>: This switch enables libtirpc support if
+      available.
+    </para>
 
   </sect2>
--->
+
   <sect2 role="configuration">
     <title>Configuring Autofs</title>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	Sat Oct 26 07:10:15 2013	(r12071)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	Sat Oct 26 09:25:50 2013	(r12072)
@@ -47,6 +47,10 @@
       <para>October 26th, 2013</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[igor] - Update to autofs-5.0.8. Fixes
+          <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;4215">#4215</ulink>.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[fernando] - Update to gnutls-3.2.5. Fixes
           <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;4227">#4227</ulink>.</para>
         </listitem>



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