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Re: Apparent portmap to rpcbind transition?

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 06:49:07PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 02:45:27PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
>>As discussed by a number of people in bug #562757 it appears that
>>nfs-kernel-server has kicked off a transition to the use of rpcbind -
>>at least, nfs-kernel-server has switched to needing rpcbind and we
>>can't have two things claiming the portmap port.  Since a number of
>>packages currently rely on portmap (list based on rdepends below) this
>>is likely to require a transition of some kind.
>>I've not seen any discussion of how this is supposed to work, or any
>>mention of the planned transition before it broke my systems.  There's
>>quite a few bugs in ONCRPC related packages related to the current
>>state but none of them seem to have a summary of what the intention is
>>- does anyone have any information here?
>Any updates on this?  Are we switching portmappers, and if we are how
>are we doing so?

Not yet, as I'm busy at LCA2010 in Wellington, New Zealand. I would like
to replace portmap with rpcbind. Uploadind rpcbind was a first step.
I'll be working on the plan after LCA2010.

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