Description of problem:
The option --ghost is not documented in the man pages
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This option is often need, for application must "see" the path before it will access it.
/mnt /etc/auto.foo --ghost
so that the dir's that named in /etc/auto.foo displayed, but only mounted, when opened.
I don't think this problem is serious enough to get approval as
an exception for RHEL-7.4 so I've changed the target release to
(In reply to Frank Büttner from comment #0)
> Description of problem:
> The option --ghost is not documented in the man pages
I think this should be documented in auto.master(5) as a synonym
for the "browse" option which is the preferred option to use, for
compatibility with other autofs implementations, and is already
described in auto.master(5).
The "browse" option has been the preferred usage for quite a
Created attachment 1333092 [details]
Patch - document ghost option in auto.master man page
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
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