Subject: Re: nsswitch implementation questions...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <email@example.com>
Date: 01/17/1996 14:08:19
> I prefer simplicity myself. Apps should read the file on startup, once
> in all likelyhood. If you are worried that you might have edited the
> file and that something might read it partially, move the file into
> place (though I doubt this is going to be much of aproblem.)
The problem Luke was trying to avoid was having to restart all
programs that had been started before a change was made to
Parsing the file for each access would be a tad wasteful, so
Luke's option 4, sounds cool.