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Re: Glibc, gcc, libdb2 and nss_db

On Mon, Sep 25, David Huggins-Daines wrote:

> Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> writes:
> > Other notes about the new glibc:
> > 
> > * nss1 compat is gone
> We'll also have to update base-files so that /etc/nsswitch.conf no
> longer has 'compat' for passwd, group, and shadow.
> Oh, and you'll have to run s/compat/files/ on /etc/nsswitch.conf after
> installing the new glibc.  Unfortunately the failure mode is not very
> instructive - you just can't log in anymore.
> Does the postinst take care of this?  Should it?

Hm, I don't understand why you which to remove "compat" from 
/etc/nsswitch.conf, if support for NSS v1 was removed ? I don't think
that Debian has removed /lib/nss_compat.so.2, too ?


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