Bug 86583 - Map entry missing
Map entry missing
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 58304
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: autofs (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2003-03-25 17:17 EST by Boris Vinarsky
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:52:18 EST
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Description Boris Vinarsky 2003-03-25 17:17:53 EST
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Description of problem:
The autofs script removes the map entry if the mount point is a part of another
entry mount point. For instance, from two entries:
/proj        auto.proj
/export/proj auto.export.proj
only /export/proj will be mounted. For the entry /proj automount will not be started

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Set in /etc/nsswitch.conf
automount:  files
2.Create /etc/auto.master file with two entries
/proj        auto.proj
/export/proj auto.export.proj
service autofs status

Actual Results:  Configured Mount Points:
/usr/sbin/automount /export/proj yp auto.export.proj

Active Mount Points:

Expected Results: 
Configured Mount Points:
/usr/sbin/automount /export/proj yp auto.export.proj
/usr/sbin/automount /proj yp auto.proj

Active Mount Points:

Additional info:

The reason for this bug is false positive identification of the duplicate entry
in the autofs script. 

As a workaround I removed the test for the duplicates in the function getmounts.
I replaced:
            if [ ! -z "$dir" -a ! -z "$map" \
                        -a x`echo "$map" | cut -c1` != 'x-' \
                        -a "`echo "$knownmaps" | grep $dir/`" = "" ]
            if [ ! -z "$dir" -a ! -z "$map" \
                        -a x`echo "$map" | cut -c1` != 'x-' ]

Again, it is a workaround, not a permanent fix. The test is needed, but should
be done differently, without loss of entries.
Comment 1 Jeff Moyer 2004-03-22 10:42:14 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58304 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:52:18 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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