Subject: lib/6865: Default /etc/nsswitch.conf is broken
To: None <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/23/1999 01:38:21
>Number:         6865
>Category:       lib
>Synopsis:       Default /etc/nsswitch.conf is broken
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    lib-bug-people (Library Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Jan 22 23:50:01 1999
>Originator:     Dave Huang
Name: Dave Huang     |   Mammal, mammal / their names are called /
INet:   |   they raise a paw / the bat, the cat /
FurryMUCK: Dahan     |   dolphin and dog / koala bear and hog -- TMBG
Dahan: Hani G Y+C 23 Y++ L+++ W- C++ T++ A+ E+ S++ V++ F- Q+++ P+ B+ PA+ PL++
>Release:        NetBSD-current as of January 22, 1999
System: NetBSD 1.3I NetBSD 1.3I (SPIFF) #265: Tue Jan 19 02:21:22 CST 1999 i386

	The default /etc/nsswitch.conf doesn't actually work. Needs
more colons.
	Install /usr/src/etc/nsswitch.conf. vi a file or something and
watch it complain about nsswitch.conf.
	Add some colons.

--- /usr/src/etc/nsswitch.conf	Fri Jan 22 06:05:28 1999
+++ nsswitch.conf	Sat Jan 23 01:31:46 1999
@@ -5,10 +5,10 @@
 # these are the defaults in libc
-group		compat
-group_compat	nis
-hosts		dns files
-netgroup	files [notfound=return] nis
-networks	files
-passwd		compat
-passwd_compat	nis
+group:		compat
+group_compat:	nis
+hosts:		dns files
+netgroup:	files [notfound=return] nis
+networks:	files
+passwd:		compat
+passwd_compat:	nis