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Re: [debian-knoppix] autofs config

On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 01:59:20PM -0400, Shawn McMahon wrote:
> Because then the /var/autofs/net/ filesystem will work after you run
> portmap, with no other steps needed.

This means that you can unvoluntarily initiate a network connection when
paths under /var/autofs/net/ are accessed, right? I'm not sure if this
is safe/secure in all cases. What if no portmap is running, would this
not lead to long timeouts or worse, delay global search with find /

> > You do a vi /etc/auto.master and save with :w!
> > What other steps do you need?
> You don't have to copy the file and kill the link first?  Hell, next
> time I should RTFM.  :-)

:w! takes care of that in vim. Otherwise, you would first copy the file,

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