[OpenAFS] AFS without local authentication

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
30 Nov 2001 11:43:16 -0800

Ken Hornstein <kenh@cmf.nrl.navy.mil> writes:

> But the really USEFUL bits (the part that glues it into your operating
> system) don't seem to be available.  I never personally considered
> Hesiod useful because it's not feasible to my mind to modify EVERY
> application to make Hesiod calls instead of the traditional getpw*()
> calls (and what about programs that are native to the operating system).

I believe there is nsswitch code for Hesiod in glibc, so one could
presumably rip it out of there into a separate library that possibly could
be compiled for other operating systems that use nsswitch.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>