SUMMARY: Re: "ypserv -d" v. "B=-b" in Makefile

From: Lack Mr G M (
Date: Wed Nov 10 1993 - 02:12:39 CST

     My original query was:

> Could someone please explain to me what the difference is between
> specifying B=-b on the /var/yp/Makefile (which then passes -b as an
> option to makedbm) and giving the -d option to ypserv?

     The answer is that using B=-b in the yp Makefile works. The "-d"
option to the ypserv command *actually* turns on debugging! The man
page is incorrect.

     Thanks to all who replied.

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