Subject: Re: bin/12876: NetBSD's INET6 patches to Postfix break non-INET6 features!
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List: netbsd-bugs
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.

I agree.

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.