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@@ -25,6 +25,26 @@ Instead, you can do
... which will install all files relative to /tmp/install.
+Location of system binaries
+The autofs daemon uses several system utilities, including mount,
+umount, e2fsck and smbmount to do its job. "configure" will search
+for these binaries in the PATH and compile in the paths into the
+daemon and modules as needed.
+Sometimes the PATH of the compiling user isn't appropriate for this
+task, i.e. it contains binaries that shouldn't be used, or it doesn't
+contain all the needed binaries. If so, specify the
+ --with-path=<PATH>
+option, for example:
+ ./configure --with-path=/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin
Hesiod support