Subject: Re: bin/3011: ftp could be smarter with host:/path and URL's
To: Gordon W. Ross <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/10/1996 17:17:06
On Tue, 10 Dec 96 19:10:18 EST 
 "Gordon W. Ross" <> wrote:

 > Actually, that is exactly the reason I have been lobying for an
 > implementation of the nsswitch code that removes all the direct
 > references to the YP stuff, etc. from libc (and using rtld to load
 > those when needed).  This would allow statically linked code to
 > pull in only the filesystem-based lookup code at compile time,
 > and only load the others at runtime if nsswitch.conf says to.

...I'd say this was fine as long as the nsswitch back-ends and
lived in /lib ...  I dunno... I'd like to have _some_ functionality
when in single-user mode...

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