Subject: Re: bin/3011: ftp could be smarter with host:/path and URL's
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/10/1996 23:13:21
> ...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...

they have to live there, really.

you might be mounting /usr via NFS, and want to be doing hostname
lookups (e.g. for your server's name 8-) via YP...