Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: id(1) changes
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/01/2001 13:17:29
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:

> > 2) Provide the ability to do something like "ypcat passwd.byname",
> > using the password file that the system would see via nsswitch.conf.
> This is a nice idea.  But do all your possible password entry data
> sources support iterating over all entries? 

Nope. Hesiod doesn't, in general, support iterating over its databases
(the Ultrix Hesiod stuff has a kluge to permit this, and our code
supports it, but other Hesiod installations don't have that).

        - Nathan