In order to use Amanda with AFS an extra package of tools is required to be downloaded. The provided link includes the tarball.
However Amanda 2.4.4p2 already includes this patch, so only the new binaries are required.
Created attachment 40651 [details, diff]
Patch for amanda-afs to build
Fixes typos and adds extra link library to resolve "__res_search" and
I've got absolutely no experience with AFS, so if you'd care to attach a patch for the latest amanda ebuild adding AFS support, I'll integrate that.
Created attachment 40788 [details, diff]
Patch to force emerge of amanda-afs if afs in USE flag
I'm moving the extra binaries to a new ebuild.
Created attachment 40789 [details]
An extra example file to go with the amanda ebuild patch.
new ebuild package - app-admin/amanda-afs
Created attachment 41077 [details, diff]
Patch to require Amanda-AFS and set gtar wrapper for afs USE flag
Updated build sequence to point to gnu tar wrapper for calculating afs volume
size and pulling in volume data.
Created attachment 70537 [details]
Updates the 2.4.5 Amanda ebuild to link Amanda to AFS.
Created attachment 70622 [details]
Missed "--gnu-tar" flag set by default.
Is this still relevant given the new 2.5 major release from upstream?
no response about porting this to 2.5 series.
Closing as UPSTREAM, please take it to them instead.