Re: login vs. portmap revisited

Miquel van Smoorenburg (
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 18:11:21 +0000 (UTC)

In article <>,
Matthias Andree <> wrote:
>I recently dug through the mail archives to figure why my login requires
>portmap. It seems that poll or recvfrom return semantics have changed
>from 2.2 to 2.4, and some login or PAM didn't track the change.

It's probably NIS.

>Does anyone have details on this? Whom do I ask for updates? PAM guys?
>glibc guys? "login" maintainer?

Yep, all those, but NOT the kernel development mailinglist.


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	-- M.C. Escher (1898-1972)

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