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Re: rawhide report: 20060522 changes



On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 09:41 +0200, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> Build System wrote:
> 
> > glibc-2.4.90-9
> > --------------
> > * Sun May 21 2006 Jakub Jelinek <jakub redhat com> 2.4.90-9
> > - update from CVS
> >   - big NIS+ changes
> 
> Maybe I'm just ignorant about the field, but is any RedHat/Fedora
> user still using NIS+ instead of LDAP in corporate environments?
> 
> I wonder whether NIS, NIS+, Hesiod and DB support in glibc could
> be dropped altogether to reduce the size of Core and simplify
> dependencies.
> 

dropping nis would be a serious problem for a lot of folks, including
myself.

For simple multi-machine nss nis is still, by far, the simplest to setup
and maintain.

-sv



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