[arch-dev-public] [signoff] nfs-utils 1.2.0-1

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Wed Jun 17 02:29:12 EDT 2009

Am Mittwoch 17 Juni 2009 schrieb Dan McGee:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 2:56 PM, Tobias Powalowski<t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > Based on nfs-utils from AUR we could support nfs4 rather easily.
> >
> > Major changes:
> > - daemon scripts changed, nfslock and nfsd are dropped
> > - nfs-common and nfs-server are introduced, both have their config files
> > on /etc/conf.d
> >  nfs-common is intended to run on nfs clients + server
> >  nfs-server is intended to run on nfs server
> > - NFS4 is implemented
> >
> > please try and give feedback to make this one bullet proof
> > thanks
> This stuff should definitely get in a news item when it rolls out. It
> is rather extensive changes as my existing NFS setup would have
> completely busted without doing s/nfsd/nfs-server/,
> s/portmap/rpcbind/, killing nfslock, etc. It should also be very
> apparent what exact changes need to be made (I think I covered most of
> them there).
> For now, I am *not* signing off until we get an install message that
> doesn't tell me a bunch of unnecessary stuff (how to set up NFSv4) and
> does say "this is a rather big upgrade, you are going to have to
> change things", and nothing more. And please set up the message to
> only show once so I don't see this on the next nfs-utils version bump
> (vercmp is your friend).
> Thanks for doing this upgrade, it looks like this set of tools is a
> bit more self-contained, robust, and supports nfs 3 and 4 quite well.
> -Dan
Done, please signoff 1.2.0-2 package.

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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