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From: Pranjal Goswami <>
To: Florian Weimer <>
Cc: Pranjal Goswami via Libc-help <>
Subject: Re: Need help with adding a new service to nsswitch.conf
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 15:28:00 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Yes , by nss folder  I meant the nss subdirectory in glibc . I will  give
it a try  to build my nss module separately. Thanks for the guidance.!

On Wed, Jun 15, 2022 at 12:37 PM Florian Weimer <> wrote:

> * 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.
> Thanks,
> Florian

      reply	other threads:[~2022-06-15  9:58 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
2022-06-15  9:58       ` Pranjal Goswami [this message]

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