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Automatically creates home and group directories for LDAP/NIS/SQL/local accounts

A modular and thread-enabled tool to create and/or mounting and managing automagically and transparently user/group home directories, on demand.

It can work with any authentication framework (e.g. system files, NIS, LDAP or SQL) and does not require PAM, which is a required feature for session-less service such as smtp servers.

Automounter version 4 (autofs4) has to be enabled when compiling the kernel. Debian packaged kernels have it enabled as module.

Package version:0.99.9-7.1


Autodir is for creating directories transparently.

For more information consult online docs at


autodir for Debian

Autodir requires a phisical path on a disk volume to be used for creating users directory.
That is typically /autohome or something else, where it will create a complete gerarchy
of directories for all users. Autofs is then used to mount on a virtual path (e.g. /home)
each user or group home. Both them are a choice of the administrator, so autodir
comes uncon


Mon Apr 16 08:48:29 IST 2007	Released 0.99.9 version. Some minor bug fixes.

Fri Nov 24 15:24:15 IST 2006	Released 0.99.8 version. Problems with new
				autofs4 module which supports protocol 5 fixed. 

Mon Nov  6 08:44:47 IST 2006	Released 0.99.7 version. Some bugs fixed.

Mon Oct 23 08:28:45 IST 2006	Released 0.99.6 version. Backup code completely

Wed Aug 23 08:11:56 IST 2006	Rel


autodir (0.99.9-7.1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Non-maintainer upload.
  * Fix "FTBFS: dpkg-buildpac


2006-08-23 Ramana Enaganti <>

* autohome.c: added new suboptions nohomecheck,


This package was debianized by Francesco Paolo Lovergine <> on
Tue, 17 Jan 2006 15

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