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Re: Apparent portmap to rpcbind transition?

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?

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