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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