Re: [PATCH v2] Introduce a version6 of autofs interface, to fix design error.
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From: David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:14:33 -0400 (EDT) > From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:55:12 -0700 > >> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Linus Torvalds >> <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: >>> >>> There's no question that systemd is broken. >> >> Actually, I'll take that back. >> >> Yes, systemd has breakage. But it's actually automount that is the >> truly broken piece of sh*t. >> >> I think that 'automount' is even more broken. The fact that the >> automount maintainers knew about this, and added TOTALLY BROKEN code >> to their automount source tree, over five years ago, because the >> authors clearly did not understand what the f*ck they were doing, >> that's the real problem. > > I respectfully disagree. BTW, I want to clarify that my position is that userland might have been the best place to handle this rather than the kernel. I fully recognize that the automountd test is busted on ppc, sparc, et al. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe autofs" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html