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Re: GDBM/DB password file support



>  On Thu, 10 Oct 1996, Elliot Lee wrote:
>  
>  > - A DNS module will be needed eventually, for host map lookups...? (Or are
>  > we only doing user-database things here?) Also a hesiod module (hesiod
>  > basically uses DNS to store the passwd & group maps). It might make sense
>  > not to restrict this API to just user & group lookups.
>  
>  libpwdb was intented to help us with user / group lookups. But I agree 
>  that a hesiod module should be nice. I don't have the docs/idea how to do 
>  it, though.

Aren't you getting into the realm of what nsswitch does? Wouldn't it be better
to just let nsswitch do it? Or do I misunderstand libpwdb?



Any time estimates on .53 release?

-D  



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