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Re: [PATCH] Remove compat from DEFAULT_CONFIG lookup strings
On Mon, 28 Aug 2017, Steve Ellcey wrote:
> > Does the "nis [NOTFOUND=return] files" default in
> > nsswitch.c:__nss_database_lookup need to change as well?
> I think this default is still OK. The other changes I made were to
> remove 'compat' entries from the list of databases to be searched
> if the compat library is not built. I am not sure why we would want to
> change this one. Am I missing something?
Well, libnss_nis isn't built by default either. Is there some reason for
searching nis by default without the relevant library, but not doing so
for compat without the relevant library?
Joseph S. Myers