[blfs-dev] [blfs-book] r9264 - trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 13:19:37 PST 2012


andy at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> Author: andy

> +    <para><parameter>--disable-nis</parameter>: This option disables building
> +    Network Information Service/Yellow Pages support in pam_unix and pam_access
> +    as the needed headers files are no longer installed by glibc.</para>

Andy is this true?  LFS-7.0 has an errata that shows how to install the 
headers and LFS-svn does it in the book.  I'm not sure about libraries 
though.

I admit that few users use nis any more and if the capability is needed 
at all, then the use of ldap is preferred.

   -- Bruce




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