Subject: Re: HEADS UP: nsswitch about to go `live' in NetBSD-current
To: Erik E. Fair <email@example.com>
From: [This is my bacque pas, this is my faux pas] <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/18/1999 23:47:21
Jason Thorpe sez:
* On Sat, 16 Jan 1999 15:26:06 -0800
* "Erik E. Fair" <email@example.com> wrote:
* > 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.
* It is? I have always been of the belief that "files dns" was a more
* appropriate order... saves annoying timeouts in some situations.
This seems right to me, too. If I'm looking for hosts, I expect to
look locally before hitting a network name server. [as it is now, for
some STOOPID reason, every time I run my "local" mailer, my machine
is hitting the network, but that's another *(*(can_of_worms)());
* -- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
thought: I ain't so damb dumn! | Your brand new kernel just dump core on you
war: Invalid argument | And fsck can't find inode 2
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