Subject: Re: bin/26616
To: Rui Paulo <>
From: Hauke Fath <>
List: netbsd-bugs
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, 

Sounds good...

 > 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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