[PC-BSD Dev] 4th quarter ideas

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Jul 14 09:49:09 PDT 2014

This is very cool! I know I would use it as well.

One thing I ask, could you add this to the TODO wiki, so that others
know its coming?


On 07/12/2014 19:22, Joe Maloney wrote:
> Thanks for the support Sam.  Here is an initial version of what I was
> thinking it would look like.
> http://www.pkgdemon.com/downloads/pc-nfsmanager.png
> It's heavily lifted from the advanced view of pc-usermanager as far as
> the arrangement.  However it's all new project files.  How it would
> work is basically a user would click pc-controlpanel, click nfs
> manager, and then authenticate.  After this type they would type
> required info, click add.  This would add an entry fstab, create the
> directory if that box was checked, mount, then the window should
> refresh showing only the filtered nfs mount points from fstab.  The
> only thing not shown will be an option when clicking remove that will
> simply ask if it should remove the directory when removing the mount
> point.
> I've thought about adding a server side component as well.  However I
> think that might be redundant with pc-zmanager already having a flag
> to share a dataset via NFS.  So I'm not sure on that yet.  Another
> idea I was thinking about was maybe adding a browse box for the local
> filesystem path after the initial stuff is functional.  If anyone has
> any thoughts or ideas so for let me know.  I know there was some talk
> earlier of a uniform layout earlier on the list so I'll try to dig up
> that email and go over it to make sure this complies with that.
> Joe Maloney
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 7:38 PM, Sam Fourman Jr. <sfourman at gmail.com
> <mailto:sfourman at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Sam Fourman Jr.
>     On Jul 11, 2014 7:33 PM, "Joe Maloney" <jmaloney at pcbsd.org
>     <mailto:jmaloney at pcbsd.org>> wrote:
>     >
>     > This quarter I hope to spend some time building an NFS manager
>     for the control panel.  I'm not sure how many others might use NFS
>     or popular as a whole it might be these days.  I'm just somewhat
>     inspired but the ease of setting up NFS in FreeNAS and would like
>     to see something just as easy for PCBSD on the client side for
>     those who don't use mount, umount, and mkdir often.  I think I can
>     handle this one without asking a 1000 QT questions as it seems
>     like a simple task and I'm under no time constraints.
>     >
>     > Lots of more ideas but only so much time.  So I'm going to try
>     to just shoot for at least to commit at least 1 idea per quarter. 
>     >
>     > Joe Maloney
>     >
>     >
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>     I would use it, I think this tool is needed. 
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Kris Moore
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