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Re: GDBM/DB password file support

On Thu, 10 Oct 1996, Derrick J. Brashear wrote:

> 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?

Nope, because with the libpwdb the application can request specific 
information from a specific database. With nsswitch if you do:
	user: nis files
you won't be able to tell to the application where the entry comed from. 
With PAM, we needed to be very sure on the datasources, so we started 

> Any time estimates on .53 release?

Maybe next week. Maybe.

Best regards,
		Cristian Gafton
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