Re: NBD client/server broken?

Pavel Machek (
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 12:18:14 +0100


> > Just to keep interested parties informed:
> >
> > Thanks to Steven Whitehouse I found out that the latest nbd client/server
> > user space programs are in CVS on Sourceforge (the kernel nbd documentation
> > needs updating to point to
> >
> > And I have just submitted a patch to Steven to make the nbd-server 64-bit
> > clean on 32-bit machines and to allow proper auto detection of device size.
> > Hopefully we will see it entering the CVS soon. Otherwise patch is
> > available on request from me. (-:
> >
> Its all there now and as you suggested I've added the configure script so
> autoconf is no longer required to build it.

Hmm, I do not think I like autogenerated files in CVS [they are
autogenerated, so you'll get big changes looking at diff -u, they add
lot of stuff to cvs history, etc.]. Would it be possible to remove
configure, and instead do .tar.gz release for people to use?


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