Subject: Re: ypserv -d vs. nsswitch
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/22/1999 09:45:18
On Tue, 21 Dec 1999 01:26:14 +0100 (MET) 
 Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

 > should we remove the -d switch from rc.conf's ypserv_flags?
 > Given that we can now do things via nsswitch, I don't see much gain from
 > putting this to the yp server.

Some older YP clients query only YP for host info.  Allowing the YP
server to query DNS to get the info to return is ... useful :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>