[PATCH 2/2] Replace pid_t in autofs with struct pid reference

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Thu Mar 22 08:29:37 PDT 2007

Ian Kent <raven at themaw.net> writes:

> btw please don't be confused by my use of "user space application". In
> my comments I'm talking about applications that are similar in function
> to autofs itself and not processes that might trigger mounts. For
> example the "autodir" package uses the autofs filesystem to provide
> dynamic home directory creation. The point being that we can't know what
> an application may do with the info in a request packet so we need to be
> sure we cover all the cases.

A sentiment I share, and the reason why it is taking so long to come
up with a patch for autofs4 that passes review.


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