Subject: Re: yppasswd fix (please review)
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/16/1999 18:42:37
On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, David Brownlee wrote:
> > 	I prefer a), except if it might cause spurious syslog output on
> > 	some systems.
> OK, next round, please see the patch below.
> This tries master.passwd first, and falls back to passwd.
> I've tested this with secure (NetBSD default), insecure (NetBSD) and
> Solaris (passwd) NIS.
	Looks good to me...

> > 	Hmm - a command line switch to override one way or the other
> > 	is probably also a good idea...
> Maybe, but I don't really see a reason for it. It would be needed when
> you wanted to take the passwd map while master.passwd is still available. 
> As the only circumstance this could help is out of sync maps, I won't try
> to assist such a situation here.
	Its always nice to provide the extra rope - it may be needed
	very rarely, but when it is, it will be in a hurry :)