Subject: Re: Howto setup NFS for sun3/80
To: J. Maynard Gelinas <>
From: Sean Witham <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 04/27/1998 21:14:18
It appears that I'm incorrect about the history exportfs. Maybe
soemoen with a better memory can produce the history reguarding the
use exportfs as a command on BSD and SVR4 and the use of the HUP
signal to various daemons.


On Mon, 27 Apr 1998, Sean Witham wrote:

> It's not a NetBSD quirk this is how BSD has always handled it. The
> exportfs command is a SVR5'ism. The "hupping" of deamons is infact

Correction I ment SVR4'ism

> common with many other systems daemons to get them to up date
> themes;ves from there system file. The first that comes to mind is
> named, then there is inetd, syslogd, amd. This is usually the proecure
> performed for the same daamons on SVR5 based machines if anything the
> exportfs command is an annomaly that has only served to confuse.
> --Sean