Re: unwanted loading of libnss_nis.so in etch
>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Steve> Because that's what it means when you use 'compat' instead
Steve> of 'files', support for NIS netgroups in /etc/passwd and
Steve> friends. C.f. nsswitch.conf(5) for the details.
Steve> IIRC this is the default in Debian because Ben Collins had
Steve> an unhealthy affection for NIS. :)
Any chance of changing the default on new installations?
My understanding is that compat is mode to allow the +/- syntax which
is considered obsolete these days...
Brian May <email@example.com>