From: Ian Kent <email@example.com> To: Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: linux-fsdevel <email@example.com>, autofs mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Kernel Mailing List <email@example.com> Subject: [PATCH 05/10] autofs - update fs/autofs4/Kconfig Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 11:04:21 +0800 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> Update Kconfig and add a depricated warning. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <firstname.lastname@example.org> --- fs/autofs4/Kconfig | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++---------- 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-) diff --git a/fs/autofs4/Kconfig b/fs/autofs4/Kconfig index 44727bf18297..53bc592a250d 100644 --- a/fs/autofs4/Kconfig +++ b/fs/autofs4/Kconfig @@ -1,5 +1,6 @@ config AUTOFS4_FS - tristate "Kernel automounter version 4 support (also supports v3)" + tristate "Kernel automounter version 4 support (also supports v3 and v5)" + default n help The automounter is a tool to automatically mount remote file systems on demand. This implementation is partially kernel-based to reduce @@ -7,14 +8,25 @@ config AUTOFS4_FS automounter (amd), which is a pure user space daemon. To use the automounter you need the user-space tools from - <https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/daemons/autofs/v4/>; you also - want to answer Y to "NFS file system support", below. + <https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/daemons/autofs/>; you also want + to answer Y to "NFS file system support", below. - To compile this support as a module, choose M here: the module will be - called autofs4. You will need to add "alias autofs autofs4" to your - modules configuration file. + This module is in the process of being renamed from autofs4 to + autofs. Since autofs is now the only module that provides the + autofs file system the module is not version 4 specific. - If you are not a part of a fairly large, distributed network or - don't have a laptop which needs to dynamically reconfigure to the - local network, you probably do not need an automounter, and can say - N here. + The autofs4 module is now built from the source located in + fs/autofs. The autofs4 directory and its configuration entry + will be removed two kernel versions from the inclusion of this + change. + + Changes that will need to be made should be limited to: + - source include statments should be changed from autofs_fs4.h to + autofs_fs.h since these two header files have been merged. + - user space scripts that manually load autofs4.ko should be + changed to load autofs.ko. But since the module directory name + and the module name are the same as the file system name there + is no need to manually load module. + - any "alias autofs autofs4" will need to be removed. + + Please configure AUTOFS_FS instead of AUTOFS4_FS from now on.
next prev parent reply index Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2018-05-14 3:03 [PATCH 01/10] autofs4 - merge auto_fs.h and auto_fs4.h Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:03 ` [PATCH 02/10] autofs4 - use autofs instead of autofs4 everywhere Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:04 ` [PATCH 03/10] autofs - copy autofs4 to autofs Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:04 ` [PATCH 04/10] autofs - create autofs Kconfig and Makefile Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:04 ` Ian Kent [this message] 2018-05-14 3:04 ` [PATCH 06/10] autofs - update fs/autofs4/Makefile Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:04 ` [PATCH 07/10] autofs - delete fs/autofs4 source files Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:04 ` [PATCH 08/10] autofs - rename autofs documentation files Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:04 ` [PATCH 09/10] autofs - use autofs instead of autofs4 in documentation Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:04 ` [PATCH 10/10] autofs - update MAINTAINERS entry for autofs Ian Kent 2018-05-14 3:15 ` [PATCH 01/10] autofs4 - merge auto_fs.h and auto_fs4.h Al Viro 2018-05-14 5:49 ` Ian Kent
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