Subject: Re: bin/26616
To: Rui Paulo <rpaulo@NetBSD.org>
From: Hauke Fath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/21/2005 14:03:51
Rui Paulo wrote:
> On 2005.09.21 13:25:32 +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
> | The patch is ugly, and maps will have to be changed again when moving to
> | the next release
> I have to admit that I didn't read the patch carefully.
The problem is that many of the parties involved in processing the amd
map handle the escaping backslashes specially. You'll end up with
'\\\/\\\/' for two backslashes in the case of a file map, and
'\\\\\\/\\\\\\/' for a NIS map. And of course you then cannot mix file
and NIS maps.
> | Since you seem to think about updating am-utils in -current: Do you have
> | any idea how much work it'd take to create an am-utils package? That
> | would be nice to have both for older NetBSD releases and for testing new
> | am-utils releases before importing.
> It should be easy,
> but right now pkgsrc is in freeze.
If I got around to do it (which may happen since all the clients here
are running netbsd-2) the pkg would start out in pkg-wip, anyway.
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