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autofs is a kernel-based automounter for Linux. It is still under
development, although it seems to be stabilizing relatively quickly.
To build autofs, please inspect Makefile.rules and include/automount.h
to see if there are any options you need to change, then you can:
make ... make the daemon and modules
make install ... install the daemon and modules
The kernel code is no longer distributed with the autofs daemon; it is
now only distributed with the kernel code. A diff is included for
kernel version 2.0.30; autofs will be included directly into 2.0.31
when that version is released.
autofs was written by H. Peter Anvin of Transmeta Corporation, see the
If you use or want to help develop autofs, please join the autofs
by sending a message containing the line "subscribe autofs" to