Subject: Re: RFC: migration to a fully dynamically linked system
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/29/2001 19:06:32
Todd Vierling <> writes:

> The tools critical to mounting, checking, and listing filesystems need
> access to the password database, and thus need the ability to use pluggable
> nsswitch modules.

Listing I believe, but the mounting and checking tools don't have a
deep need to get at the passord database (we already have the bits
that do, which are non-critical listing parts of these mounting and
checking tools under #ifndef SMALL).

        - Nathan