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yp-tools-2.8-2tr RPM for i586

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Name: yp-tools Distribution: Cloud
Version: 2.8 Vendor: Comodo Trustix Limited
Release: 2tr Build date: Thu Oct 30 20:29:09 2003
Group: Network/Administration Build host:
Size: 113353 Source RPM: yp-tools-2.8-2tr.src.rpm
Packager: Comodo Trustix Limited <>
Summary: NIS (or YP) client programs.
The Network Information Service (NIS) is a system which provides
network information (login names, passwords, home directories, group
information) to all of the machines on a network.  NIS can enable
users to login on any machine on the network, as long as the machine
has the NIS client programs running and the user's password is
recorded in the NIS passwd database.  NIS was formerly known as Sun
Yellow Pages (YP).

This package's NIS implementation is based on FreeBSD's YP and is a
special port for glibc 2.x and libc versions 5.4.21 and later.  This
package only provides the NIS client programs.  In order to use the
clients, you'll need to already have an NIS server running on your
network. An NIS server is provided in the ypserv package.

Install the yp-tools package if you need NIS client programs for machines
on your network.  You will also need to install the ypbind package on
every machine running NIS client programs.  If you need an NIS server,
you'll need to install the ypserv package on one machine on the network.






* Wed Jun 18 2003 Erlend Midttun <erlendbm at trustix dot com> 2.8-2tr
  - Big rebuild
* Thu Jun 05 2003 Tore Olsen <toreo at trustix dot com> 2.8-1to
  - new upstream version
  - removed locales
* Mon Mar 24 2003 Erlend Midttun <erlendbm at trustix dot com> 2.7-4em
  - Rebuilt against glibc 2.3.2.
* Thu Feb 27 2003 Christian H. Toldnes <> 2.7-3ct
  - Added better removel of $RPM_BUILD_ROOT
* Thu Sep 26 2002 Erlend Midttun <erlendbm at trustix dot com> 2.7-2em
  - Changed requires ypbind to ypbind-mt.
* Mon Jul 22 2002 Christian H. Toldnes <christht at trustix dot com> 2.7-1ct
  - New upstream version. Built for tsl2.0
* Wed Mar 29 2000 Lars Gaarden <larsg at trustix dot com>
  - Moved man pages to /usr/share, FHS
* Thu Feb 03 2000 Cristian Gafton <>
  - man pages are compressed
  - version 2.4
* Tue Oct 26 1999 Bill Nottingham <>
  - get rid of bogus messages.
* Fri Aug 27 1999 Preston Brown <>
  - patched /var/yp/nicknames so that hosts resolves to hosts.byname,
  - not hosts.byaddr (bug # 2389)
* Sun May 30 1999 Jeff Johnson <>
  - update to 2.3.
* Fri Apr 16 1999 Cristian Gafton <>
  - version 2.2
  - make it obsolete older yp-clients package
* Sun Mar 21 1999 Cristian Gafton <> 
  - auto rebuild in the new build environment (release 3)
* Thu Dec 17 1998 Cristian Gafton <>
  - build for glibc 2/1
  - version 2.1
  - require ypbind
* Fri Jun 12 1998 Aron Griffis <>
  - upgraded to 2.0
* Thu May 07 1998 Prospector System <>
  - translations modified for de, fr, tr
* Mon Apr 13 1998 Cristian Gafton <>
  - upgraded to 1.4.1
* Thu Dec 04 1997 Cristian Gafton <>
  - put yppasswd again in the package, 'cause it is the right thing to do
    (sorry djb!)
  - obsoletes old, unmaintained yppasswd package
* Sat Nov 01 1997 Donnie Barnes <>
  - removed yppasswd from this package.
* Fri Oct 31 1997 Donnie Barnes <>
  - pulled from contrib into distribution (got fresh sources).  Thanks
    to Thorsten Kukuk <> for the original.
  - used fresh sources



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