[CentOS-devel] nfs utilities release
johnny at centos.org
Sun Dec 30 16:02:46 UTC 2012
On 12/29/2012 10:05 PM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> On 12/29/2012 10:25 PM, Maria Tsiolakki wrote:
>> I am sorry if this is not the right place to ask my question. We have user id mapping problem as described in this list
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=829362 at comment #24.
>> Will centos provide an update/release for the nfs utils?. Should I subscribe to a different list to request a fix?
>> thank you in advance
> By definition CentOS will reproduce bug-for-bug all the packages
> from RHEL. So there will not exist an updated nfs-utils package in the
> [base] or [updates] repos unless RH publishes a fixed package. Assuming
> that RH is not aware of the issue, you can speed things up by filing a
> new bug in bugzilla.r.c against nfs-utils from RH ( you could even clone
> bug 829362).
> OTOH a fixed package might appear in one of the other repositories.
> Johnny Hughes has a tradition of offering interim fixes via his private
The specific patch from comment 7 of this bug:
Is already in the current version of the nfs-utils for CentOS 6.3,
errx(1, "Unable to create name to user id mappings.");
The above 2 lines are located at line 305 of utils/idmapd/idmap.c of the
source code, so I do not think your issue is the one that comment 7 (or
comment 8) have written patches to fix.
The way to get this fixed is for someone to verify that the problem
exists in RHEL 6.3 and then submit a Red Hat bug entry for that. They
are not likely to fix issues that mention CentOS in the bug, as they
don't support CentOS.
Another option is for a member of the CentOS community to verify this
issue and figure out how to fix it.
If someone comes up with a fix for the issue, then I will happily
compile a version for testing and submit the specifics upstream to get
it included in a future update.
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