cvs commit: src/share/man/man5 nsswitch.conf.5 src/lib/libc/net nsdispatch.3

Bruce M. Simpson bms at
Mon Jan 22 12:37:56 UTC 2007

Bruce M Simpson wrote:
>   Point out that FreeBSD libc has compat stubs for GNU glibc NSS
>   modules which access NSDB_PASSWD/NSDB_GROUP, but not NSDB_HOSTS;
>   based on painful experience porting nss_mdns.

The dns/nss_mdns port makes a start towards wrapping the glibc 
NSDB_HOSTS stubs, though it doesn't do this in a generic way at the 
moment, and it is currently development quality code.

This code could eventually be forward-ported to 
I'm working on other things now, so I might not get around to this.


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