How to uninstall NIS?

Johan Hendriks joh.hendriks at
Tue Jul 1 06:55:13 UTC 2014

op 01-07-14 00:34, Polytropon schreef:
> On Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:47:31 -0700, Sergei G wrote:
>> I'd like to remove NIS from my system. How do I do that?
> According to "man src.conf", you need to set WITHOUT_NIS=yes
> in /etc/src.conf and rebuild.
>          Set to not build NIS(8) support and related programs.  If set,
>          you might need to adopt your nsswitch.conf(5) and remove `nis'
>          entries.
You also need WITHOUT_NIS=yes in /etc/make.conf without it some ports 
will not build as they depend on NIS and can for some reason not detect 
it is not there. If my memory serves me well python27 is one of those ports.


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