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Re: [opensuse-factory] NIS/YP Login trouble after update yesterday
On Tue, Oct 17, Christian Boltz wrote:

BTW: Since you are the maintainer of libtirpc-netconfig - do you know if
/etc/netconfig will only be needed by nscd, or if it makes more sense to
allow it in abstractions/nameservice?

Whom do you mean with "you"? You send the mail to a mailing list, and
the mailing list is clearly not the maintainer:

Defined in package: Base:System/libtirpc
bugowner of libtirpc-netconfig :

maintainer of libtirpc-netconfig :
dirkmueller, elvigia

But to answer your question: every package linked against libtirpc
or loading a shared library or plugin linked against libtirpc needs
to be able to read /etc/netconfig.
So, if somebody enables NIS on his system, every application could
end in the situation to need access to that file.


Thorsten Kukuk, Distinguished Engineer, Senior Architect SLES & CaaSP
SUSE LINUX GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
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