This week brings us, once again, a new addition to our collection:
According to the author: "Autodir offers a simple and effective means to create directories like home directories in a transparent manner. It relies on the autofs protocol for its operation. This document explains how to create directories on demand using Autodir in a transparent way to the applications. This document also explains using transparent backup feature that is possible with Autodir without bringing system down for backup purpose for all directories managed by Autodir."
Doug Jensen reported the following problems with the WWW-HOWTO in the current LDP collection:
The Linux HOWTOs in Swedish package (doc-linux-sv) in debian has been orphaned. Anybody who is interested in maintaining the package should take a look at http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/index.html#howto on howto adopt a package properly.
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