Subject: Re: NIS and split passwords
To: Mats O Jansson <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/01/1998 19:34:41
Mats O Jansson said:

>> With NetBSD's yppasswdd, however, the program can only "see" the
>> /etc/*passwd* files.
>OpenBSD has a -d switch to rpc.yppasswdd to allow another directory than
>/etc. It shouldn't be to hard to move that code to NetBSD since both are
>based on my code...
>I had plans for that feature when I wrote the code, but problems to decide
>how to solve problems with libutil made me leave it out...
>The code is available via

Or one could just hack rpc.yppasswdd to use /var/yp/passwd or
Rick Kelly