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Re: GDBM/DB password file support



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

> Ok, I asked wrong. What I meant was, what's to prevent you from reusing modules
> from nsswitch, and the API, rather than having n implementations of essentially
> the same code, where n>1

Because when we started this thing I had a look at nsswitch code. It 
looked _so_ discouraging when I was thinking to hack it, that I have 
started to reimplement it again... But maybe if somebody feels brave 
enough (I still think I know what I am talking about :-), there is still 
work need to be done on nis module of the libpwdb...

> Just curious, actually, I'm in no rush. I'll probably make up a Kerberos 4
> module after .53 is out and contribute it back.

Okay, the libpwdb interface is in it's final stage, I would like to 
think, and I think that if there are any ppl feeling like hack to add 
functionality, we will make a private release sooner than Linux-PAM 
release. Andrew ?

		Cristian Gafton
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