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Re: how to purge uid <-> username mapping cache...
> Can anyone tell me how to prevent the following from happening? When we add
> a new account, mail sent by that account has a from address of
> firstname.lastname@example.org until a new router process is started. As if
> that isn't bad enough, replies to this address get bounced as an unknown
> user. How can I tell router not to cache the passwd database and let the OS
> do the caching?
Define GETPWNAM= in your hostenv/XXX -file, reconfigure and compile.
(edit include/libsupport.h to contain "#define USE_GETPWNAM", and compile
With passwords in NIS systems it is quite all right, without it...
well, it has been a performance question.
> Andy Poling Internet: email@example.com
> UNIX Systems Programmer Bitnet: ANDY@JHUNIX
/Matti Aarnio <firstname.lastname@example.org>