Posted Apr 30, 2012 17:44 UTC (Mon) by corbet
In reply to: Fixing the unfixable autofs ABI
Parent article: Fixing the unfixable autofs ABI
Because it's way too late to add "packed," that would have done nothing to fix the current users.
There has been some talk in the discussion of a version 6 of the autofs protocol that would address a number of shortcomings, but there's no particular hurry to get that into place.
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