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Re: unwanted loading of libnss_nis.so in etch

>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.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 <bam@snoopy.debian.net>

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