Subject: Re: nsswitch.conf - Heads Up!
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
Date: 01/18/1999 11:59:12
Paul Goyette writes:
> I noticed that there is a problem with the new nsswitch.conf stuff:
> Basically, lots of programs start seg-faulting, like pine, emacs, and
> even vi.
> It seems that the problem is: if you set "passwd: compat" and
> "passwd_compat: nis" but you don't have yp running, you get hit!
I've just fixed this. Sorry about that; it looks like that occurred
because my compat testing always had the `+' token in /etc/passwd.