dynamically linked root and nscd
bmilekic at technokratis.com
Fri Jun 27 09:13:47 PDT 2003
On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 12:02:38PM -0400, Robert Watson wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Bosko Milekic wrote:
> > I hate to intrude like this here, but I have a question.
> > When you guys talk about "caching daemon," I hope you mean the same
> > thing. Do you mean "a daemon that would only do caching and be queried
> > by the libc stuff before the nss code calls the backend" or do you mean
> > "a daemon that the nss code would talk to and that would not only do
> > caching but also take care of calling the backend?" Because, in the
> > former case, you still need to dynamically link whereas in the latter
> > (more appealing case), you don't.
> What I have in mind is an NSS libc stub client that speaks to a UNIX
> domain socket, which hooks you up to nscd which dynamically links against
> the providers of the NSS lookup services.
Yes, this is precisely what I had in mind, too.
I found the relevant post:
From: Michael Bushkov <bushman at rsu.ru>
List-Id: Technical Discussions relating to FreeBSD
Subject: Re: nscd for freebsd
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 17:43:06 +0400
It seems that the person in the CC was involved in the first
discussion, too; these are in fact the same guys from RSU.
So, to the guys from RSU: why is a dynamically-linked-root important
for the daemon dispatcher/cache engine idea?
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