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Re: Bug#35743: knfs: needs to replace nfs-server

In article <cistron.19990408145626.B5170@forest.owlnet.rice.edu>,
Anderson Burton MacKay  <mackay@owlnet.rice.edu> wrote:
>On Thu, Apr 08, 1999 at 09:30:32PM +0200, Paul Slootman wrote:
>> In particular, features I like (and have (mis)used in the past) is
>> re-exporting imported NFS filesystems, and that mount points can be
>> traversed (i.e. export /usr, and /usr/local is also exported if that
>> happens to be a separate filesystem).
>If I'm not mistaken, you get both of these behaviors from the "Emulate
>Sun NFS Server" config option in the kernel configuration.

You are mistaken. "Emulate Sun NFS Server" is a bad name. It means
"show files that are normally hidden under a mountpoint on the server".

Knfsd can re-export NFS filesystems though. The other thing it cannot.

Indifference will certainly be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?

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