Does anyone use nscd?
utisoft at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 09:10:45 UTC 2011
On 7 Oct 2011 08:13, <perryh at pluto.rain.com> wrote:
> Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On 05/10/2011 09:38, Trond Endrest??l wrote:
> > > On Wed, 5 Oct 2011 12:54+1030, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> > >> In my experience ncsd seems to cache negative hits forever,
> > >> regardless of the setting for negative-time-to-live.
> > >
> > > I'm glad to see I'm not the only one who has noticed this odd
> > > behaviour of nscd. Shame on me for not speaking up sooner, but
> > > I feared I might be proved wrong (again), and yes, that's a
> > > lame excuse. :-/
> > +1.
> > It's very annoying when installing ports which add users - the
> > port adds it then in some future code checks it and it fails.
> > I've noticed it with at least CUPS.
> Sounds as if there ought to be a unified mechanism for ports
> to use when adding users, so that necessary notifications --
> e.g. restarting nscd if it is running -- can be done in a
> standardized way and any necessary customizations can be done
> in a single place.
There is, and I've been trying (with other people) to make older ports
respect this framework.
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