[PATCH] caching daemon release and nsswitch patches

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Mon Aug 29 16:30:30 GMT 2005


In the last episode (Aug 29), Michael Bushkov said:
> There is some information in my project's description here:
> http://wikitest.freebsd.org/moin.cgi/NsswitchAndCachingTechnicalDetails

One question that comes to mind:

It looks like the end-user application is still responsible for
performing nss lookups.  How do you ensure that one user can't poison
the cache and cause problems for other users?  Could cached do all nss
operations itself (making it more like nscd in other OSes)?

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	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com


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