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Re: Bottomline - Going LDAP.

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 10:25:39PM -0400, Jim Wise wrote:
  | As long as the base system supports NIS as an option in nss -- with no 
  | additional installs, I would _love_ to see the capability you discuss in 
  | the RFC available in the base system.  Whether it should be the default 
  | post-sysinst configuration is something others can comment on.

I have a long-term goal of providing to allow us
to remove the YP methods from if we desire.
nss_nis.o would still ship in the base system.

Arguably the same could be done with Hesiod support moving into; I'd possibly still keep the "hosts: dns" code still

  | After all, nss makes these things easy to supply without messing with 
  | the defaults, right?

That's the theory, yes.  Well, nsswitch and PAM.


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