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Re: pulling in changes to nsswitch from FreeBSD?

> Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 07:53:55 +0930
> From: Brett Lymn <>
> For "reasons" I have been looking to build nss-pam-ldapd and found that
> there are there are some changes that have been made by FreeBSD to nss
> that make it easier to port linux based applications that use nsswitch.
> The first is fairly simple, import nss.h which provides a compat layer.
> It is a small and simple header so it shouldn't be contraversial.
> The more complicated (slightly, I think) would be to import the updated
> nsswitch.conf which had some renamed #defines and a couple of extra
> #defines.  Of course that would have a flow on effect to the underlying
> nss code.

Can you be more specific about the changes needed?

Do they have any compatibility implications?

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