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From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Pranjal Goswami <>
Cc: Pranjal Goswami via Libc-help <>
Subject: Re: Need help with adding a new service to nsswitch.conf
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 09:07:48 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Pranjal Goswami's message of "Wed, 15 Jun 2022 12:33:27 +0530")

* Pranjal Goswami:

> I see. So we have an option of building my own NSS module outside the
> glibc build system , referencing <nss.h> and using
> NSS_DECLARE_MODULE_FUNCTIONS (secmgr) to get to the declarations for
> the plug-in functions. So it means that for writing a new module, we
> need <nss.h> and NSS_DECLARE_MODULE_FUNCTIONS (secmgr) only. There are
> no other changes to be done within the nss folder ?

With “nss folder”, do you mean the ”nss” subdirectory in the glibc
source tree?  You should not have to deal with the glibc sources at all,
you can build your NSS module separately.


  reply	other threads:[~2022-06-15  7:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-06-14 14:56 Pranjal Goswami
2022-06-15  5:51 ` Florian Weimer
2022-06-15  7:03   ` Pranjal Goswami
2022-06-15  7:07     ` Florian Weimer [this message]
2022-06-15  9:58       ` Pranjal Goswami

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