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-*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.1.5
+*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.2
+
+ - Removed license advertising clause
+ - Removed expn program
+
+*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.2-rc1
+
+Filesystem Support:
+ - Add support for NFSv4
+ - Add support for Lustre
+ - Add support for ext{2,3,4}
+ - Add support for linux autofs version 5
+ - Add support for TMPFS and UDF
+New features:
+ - Add amq -i (prints information about maps)
+ - Add synchronous unmount code for amq -uu
+ - Allow a comma-separated list of LDAP servers for failover
+Changes in behavior:
+ - Empty variable assignments, now unset the variable value.
+ - Share LDAP connections between different maps to save resources
+Portability fixes:
+ - Changes to work with Linux-2.6.x, Linux-3.x and NetBSD-5.x, NetBSD-6.x,
+ FreeBSD 7.x, Solaris
+Bug fixes:
+ - Many bug fixes, see ChangeLog
+
+*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.2a3
+
+- minor new ports:
+ i386-apple-darwin8.8.1
+ i386-pc-linux-centos4.4 (RHEL4 clone)
+ i386-pc-linux-fc6 (Fedora Core 6)
+ i386-pc-solaris2.11-nexentaos (GNU/OpenSolaris)
+ ia64-hp-hpux11.23 (gcc and cc)
+ powerpc-apple-darwin8.7.0
+
+- Bugs fixed:
+ * reduce annoying warnings from xstrlcpy when expanding options.
+ * translate '*' Sun maps correctly with "${key}"
+
+*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.2a2
New amd.conf global parameter: nfs_allow_any_interface. By default it is
set to 'no' which means that Amd accepts local NFS packets only from
@@ -11,21 +51,6 @@ Add support for specifying the host to match in the mount selectors netgrp
and netgrpd. Now one can use either netgrp(<group-name>) or
netgrp(<group-name>,<host-name>).
-- Bugs fixed:
- * handle old-style filehandles correctly (for mount points longer
- than 28 chars)
- * don't turn off attribute cache for regular NFS mounts (improves
- performance)
- * detect G/DBM support via gdbm_compat library (Debian)
- * detect NDBM support in libc (FreeBSD 6)
-
-- minor new ports:
- i386-unknown-freebsd6.1 (RELEASE)
- i386-unknown-openbsd3.9
- powerpc-apple-darwin8.6.0
-
-*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.1.4
-
Support new mount options for type:=pcfs mounts: longname, nowin95,
shortname, user=N, group=N, mask=N, and dirmask=N.
@@ -41,44 +66,28 @@ better tune Amd's responsiveness under heavy scheduler loads.
i386-pc-linux-fc5 (Fedora Core 5)
i386-pc-linux-suse10.1 (beta 8)
i386-unknown-freebsd6.0 (RELEASE)
+ i386-unknown-freebsd6.1 (RELEASE)
i386-unknown-netbsdelf2.1
i386-unknown-netbsdelf3.0 (RELEASE)
i386-unknown-openbsd3.8
+ i386-unknown-openbsd3.9
powerpc-apple-darwin8.5.0
+ powerpc-apple-darwin8.6.0
- Bugs fixed:
* one serious memory leak in amfs_generic (caught by Coverity)
* assorted potential (but rare) NULL pointer dereferences (Coverity)
* correctly print nfs_args->addr info (sin_family/port/addr)
* pawd should resolve path repeatedly until no more to do
+ * handle old-style filehandles correctly (for mount points longer
+ than 28 chars)
* use-after-free bug in amfs_lookup_mntfs (Coverity)
+ * don't turn off attribute cache for regular NFS mounts (improves
+ performance)
+ * detect G/DBM support via gdbm_compat library (Debian)
+ * detect NDBM support in libc (FreeBSD 6)
-*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.1.3
-
-- Bugs fixed:
- * amq should de-register properly on exit
- * convert all sprintf to safer xsnprintf
- * convert all strcat to safer xstrlcat
- * convert all strcpy to safer xstrlcpy
- * fix three buffer overruns in expand_op (amd/opts.c)
- * pawd was trying UDP only, now try TCP if UDP failed
-
-Moved pawd's path-matching functionality into Amd, where it can be done a
-lot more efficiently (we no longer need to construct and send the whole
-mounted tree, only to match small parts of it). This will lessen the CPU
-and network load on systems that use pawd heavily, and also minimize the
-chance that we exceed default or hard-coded UDP/TCP RPC packet sizes.
-
-*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.1.2.1
-
-- Bugs fixed:
- * properly turn off the attrcache in freebsd and openbsd
- * can turn off attrcache on netbsd, but need kernel patch, see
- README.attrcache
- * pawd goes into an infinite loop on type:=auto
- * consistent search for file system mnttab/mount names
-
-*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.1.2
+*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.2a1
MAJOR BUG FIXES: Synchronize Amd's view of its file systems with the
kernel's NFS client-side DNLC/dcache. Amd changes its view when it reloads
@@ -114,13 +123,82 @@ Amd.
Tell syslog not to log automatically to /dev/console; it's unfriendly. If
user really wants to, they can set it in /etc/syslog.conf.
+Moved pawd's path-matching functionality into Amd, where it can be done a
+lot more efficiently (we no longer need to construct and send the whole
+mounted tree, only to match small parts of it). This will lessen the CPU
+and network load on systems that use pawd heavily, and also minimize the
+chance that we exceed default or hard-coded UDP/TCP RPC packet sizes.
+
+Changed slightly how Amd behaves when you try to change log_options after
+Amd started (options can be turned on/off via "amq -x ARG"). It used to be
+that Amd won't let you turn off options which were on when Amd started.
+That limited users' ability to reduce Amd's logging levels to a minimum.
+Now, Amd will allow you to turn on/off any option, other than the two
+options "fatal" and "error." Both are on by default and considered
+mandatory. These two don't produce a lot of log messages, so your logs will
+remain small, but they are important to keep on, so Amd can report serious
+problems (including errors relating to incorrectly setting other log
+options).
+
+Amd now understands a new log_option called "defaults" which is synonymous
+with "fatal,error,user,warning,info" (and is also what logging happens by
+default).
+
+Amd now understands a new debug_option called "defaults" which is synonymous
+with "all,nohrtime,nomtab,noxdrtrace".
+
+Changed the misleading inverted logic of certain debug_options:
+
+1. "xdrtrace" is included in "all" because "all" (as the name implies),
+ should be *all* options, not just a subset. If you want the old behavior
+ of "all" then use "defaults" (all only adds "xdrtrace" which can be
+ chatty on some systems).
+
+2. Certain debug options are hereby declared immutable: they may not be
+ changed by "amq -D" after Amd starts, because it doesn't make much sense
+ to change them after Amd starts, and it could really mess up Amd. These
+ immutable flags are currently "daemon," "fork," "amq," and "mtab."
+
+3. the debug option "daemon" *will* cause Amd to daemonize. Before, it was
+ causing Amd NOT to daemonize. This was greatly confusing, especially
+ since the code, documentation, and comments often conflicted with each
+ other. If you don't want Amd to daemonize, which is useful for debugging
+ it, then use the debug option "nodaemon" -- it makes a lot more sense.
+
+4. Similarly, the "fork" option *will* cause Hlfsd to fork. Use "nofork" if
+ you don't want Hlfsd to fork. This option is only applicable to Hlfsd.
+
+5. Similarly, the "amq" option, which is now on by default, will cause Amd
+ to register itself with the RPC portmapper (for Amq), as is done
+ normally. If you don't want Amd to register with the portmapper, use
+ "noamq" -- this naming convention makes more sense. This was also
+ confusingly documented and coded in places.
+
+ Note: unfortunately, these changes to the "daemon," "fork," and "amq"
+ debug options may be incompatible with people's previous use of Amd.
+ Some of you may have to update your amd.conf slightly or your startup
+ options (if they're hard-coded in your amd startup script). Sorry, but
+ we have to fix those old problems sooner or later. However, if you never
+ set any debug_options, or you used to "all," then you won't be affected
+ by the change in meaning of these three flags.
+
- minor new ports:
i386-pc-linux-deb3.1
- i386-unknown-netbsdelf3.0
+ i386-unknown-netbsdelf3.0 (BETA)
powerpc-apple-darwin8.2.0
-- bugs fixed:
- * minor documentation corrections
+- Bugs fixed:
+ * abort with an error if yacc/lex programs not found
+ * properly turn off the attrcache in freebsd and openbsd
+ * can turn off attrcache on netbsd, but need kernel patch, see
+ README.attrcache
+ * pawd goes into an infinite loop on type:=auto
+ * consistent search for file system mnttab/mount names
+ * convert all sprintf to safer xsnprintf
+ * convert all strcat to safer xstrlcat
+ * convert all strcpy to safer xstrlcpy
+ * fix three buffer overruns in expand_op (amd/opts.c)
+ * pawd was trying UDP only, now try TCP if UDP failed
*** Notes specific to am-utils version 6.1.1
@@ -328,7 +406,7 @@ version (10.3.x) than uname(3) reports.
Useful with firewalls and NAT'ed environments.
- new amd.conf option "debug_mtab_file". Allows user to define the mtab
- file during debug-mtab mode. The default path is "/tmp/mnttab".
+ file during debug-mtab mode. The default path is "/tmp/mtab".
- new function selector xhost(ARG) which will match ARG against the current
host name. This works even if ARG is a CNAME (unlike the host==ARG