Subject: Re: HEADS UP: nsswitch about to go `live' in NetBSD-current
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 01/16/1999 17:44:53
"Erik E. Fair" writes:
> NetBSD's default should reflect common usage. The common usage is "DNS,
> files" in that order. This should work when there isn't an nsswitch.conf.

Luke Mewburn <> replies:


>  IMHO, for safety, you should put your critical addresses in /etc/hosts
>  and have `hosts: files dns'.

Uh, you're saying NetBSD's default should change from the existing
usage, to what you, personally, prefer?