cvs commit: src/etc Makefile cached.conf src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/etc/rc.d Makefile cached src/include nsswitch.h src/include/rpc rpcent.h src/lib/libc Makefile src/lib/libc/gen getgrent.c getpwent.c src/lib/libc/include nscache.h nscachedcli.h ...

Daniel Eischen deischen at
Sat Apr 29 15:07:31 UTC 2006

On Sun, 30 Apr 2006, Hajimu UMEMOTO wrote:

> Hi,
>>>>>> On Sat, 29 Apr 2006 10:39:47 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>> Daniel Eischen <deischen at> said:
> deischen> Great work, but is there a reason why this is called cached instead
> deischen> of nscd?  There is prior precedent (Linux, Solaris) for nscd and
> deischen> nscd.conf, and cached is just too general.
> cached(8) doesn't do actuall lookup like nscd(8) does, basically.  So,
> I feel awkward to call cached(8) nscd(8).  However, it might be too
> general as you say.

Well, what is the difference between Linux/Solaris nscd and cached?
Is there a reason why we don't want the daemons to be functionally


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