Subject: Re: bin/3011: ftp could be smarter with host:/path and URL's
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/11/1996 11:03:44
> Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 23:13:21 -0500
> From: Chris G Demetriou <>
> > ...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...

Nah, just put the IP address for the /usr server in /etc/hosts
(assuming "file" lookup does not use rtld, as I've suggested).