libnsl-2.0.0

Introduction to libnsl

The libnsl package contains the public client interface for NIS(YP). It replaces the NIS library that used to be in glibc.

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Package Information

libnsl Dependencies

Required

rpcsvc-proto-1.4.3 and libtirpc-1.3.2

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libnsl

Installation of libnsl

Install libnsl by running the following commands:

./configure --sysconfdir=/etc --disable-static &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libnsl.so
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

libnsl.so

provides the NIS (YP) API functions required by other programs