Does anyone use nscd?

Julian Elischer julian at
Tue Oct 4 17:04:19 UTC 2011

On 10/4/11 9:51 AM, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Trond Endrestøl<Trond.Endrestol at>  writes:
>> It's in daily use at Gjøvik Technical College (Fagskolen i Gjøvik),
>> here in Norway. Both the mail and web servers authenticates our users
>> by LDAP, and nscd certainly speeds up the lookups.
> OK.  No trouble with clients dying of SIGPIPE?  I could never reproduce
> the bug, but both users who reported problems used ldap, and I don't
> have an LDAP server to test against, so I thought it might be specific
> to LDAP.
I had never heard of it until now but it looks as though I could have used
it several times in the past.

We should have people announce new features just like new committers.

"Hi, my name is nscd, I cache data that is accessed through the 
nsswitch system.... etc."

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