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Re: NIS and libc6/hamm?

Miquel van Smoorenburg:
> In article <Pine.LNX.3.96.970627140858.671D-100000@klee>,
> Christian Schwarz <schwarz@monet.m.isar.de> wrote:
> >
> >Hi!
> >
> >Can someone tell me if NIS is working in the current "hamm" release?
> >(Someone here mentioned that it is not, so I want to know for sure before
> >I upgrade my system.)
> It seems to work with this in /etc/nsswitch.conf:
> passwd:	db files nis
> But it crashes when using:
> passwd: db files compat
> So using + entries in /etc/passwd for access control doesn't work.
Well, it works fine for me. BTW, compat includes the files and db method,
so sou really should have only compat as method for passwd, group and
Please tell me more about your problem. 


Helmut Geyer                                Helmut.Geyer@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
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