nscd in 6.x?

Gavin Atkinson gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk
Thu Aug 20 11:51:38 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-08-20 at 12:11 +0200, Jordi Espasa Clofent wrote:
> # whereis nscd && uname -r
> nscd:
> 6.3-RELEASE-p3
> Moreover I've updated the src of one 6.3 to see if this it was included 
> in 6.4 sources but also it's not there:
> # grep nscd /usr/src/sbin/
> ¿Can I use nscd in 6.x branch? ¿Is there some 'alternative'? I've read 
> about "cached" but I don't find anywhere in 6.3 (for example); the only 
> one reference I've found is the port /usr/ports/databases/memcached, but 
> I think it's not nscd-related at all.

"cached" was the original name for the nscd implementation in 7.x, it
was renamed before 7.0 was released.  You may be able to backport it
from 7.x to 6.x, I have no idea how easy this would be though.


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