Enumerating password entries

Edan Idzerda edan at mtu.edu
Tue Oct 27 14:46:10 GMT 1998

On Tue, 27 Oct 1998, Jean Francois Micouleau wrote:
> > > first time you need it - and then stat() the file to
> > > get the last modified time which you then cache.
> > 
> > oh.  good call.
> Only valid for the smbpasswd file or if you have direct access to the
> file. How to you stat() a NIS+ or LDAP server ?

I suppose you might want to use a "time to live" field for 
database entries, so you would at least only have to take a 
significant hit every five minutes or so.

- edan

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