Re: nis+ client status?
Michael Feger wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 22, 2000 at 06:41:58PM +0300, Sami Haahtinen wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 07:48:10PM -0700, Stuart Marshall wrote:
> > > I would like to run some debian machines as nis+ clients. Is this possible?
> > > The NIS howto is old and unclear to me.
> > yes, it is possible. i run debian with NIS+, i also claimed the sponsorship of
> > the package, but i'm thinking about giving it up as the person who made the
> > packages never responded me after i claimed it.
> Oops - I thought I did. Sorry...
Pleased to hear about you again Bodo :-)
So when will our work join the official Debian tree?
> > > indicates that some some additional tools and tweaking to the pam system are
> > > needed.
> > >
> > > I found /usr/lib/libnss_nisplus.so as part of the libc6-dev pkg but don't
> > > know what else is needed.
> > i use the PAM module and the nss library to make the system usable.
> > you can get the un-official packages from:
> > deb http://www.realbodo.de/ debian/
> > deb-src http://www.realbodo.de/ debian/
> > i haven't checked how new those packages are, but they work for me.
> NIS+ stuff is up to date (there's no newer upstream version), but I still
> have to apply some patches to libpam-unix2.
What is the status of the merge to libpam_unix.so ?