Subject: Re: sendmail and NIS
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List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/27/2000 21:26:44
>The primary reason we don't have nsswitch support for aliases is that
>I didn't get around to writing it, not because I have any objection to
>the idea.
>In fact, if you look in <nsswitch.h> you'll actually find a list of
>suggested databases to implement, and `aliases' is one of them.
>I'd be happy to provide assistance in writing the back-end nsswitch
>`dispatch' routines for `files' and `nis', and converting the relevant
>software into using it.

	it looks to me that we need something netbsd-specific into
	(make sure to send the patch back to, of course)