Subject: Re: bin/12876: NetBSD's INET6 patches to Postfix break non-INET6 features!
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/09/2001 01:13:05
>>> fwiw - i have no idea why nis gets kernel help for its dirty work.
>>It doesn't, and that's the point. Those kernel storage places are for
>>generic use -- use them for whatever purpose you need them for.
>under netbsd it doesn't have a special purpose. saying it's for mail
>is just as wrong as anything else.
Any sane NIS admin has it beat into them early on that NIS != DNS. Depending
on one or the other to cross-pollute name spaces is rather silly since now
you're special purposing something that was just claimed to be generic.