[CentOS] NIS libuser and auto-make of maps

Tue Apr 15 16:20:34 UTC 2008
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

Jason Pyeron wrote:
> Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> >
> > I have my NIS user/group files separate from the system user/group
> > files using libuser to manage them and that works well, but I am
> > trying to find a way to get libuser to invoke a 'make' of the NIS
> > maps whenever it updates the master files. Is there a routine I
> > can configure in libuser to do this, or am I stuck having to do
> > it by cron?
> We use 5* cron too.

So every 5 minutes, well I do it every 15 now, but it would
be nice to have libuser kick off a 'make' 'push' everytime
the user/group database is modified. It would save a lot of
pushing of maps unnecessarily.


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