Bug#40768: nscd causing SIGBUS on debain-sparc
>>>>> Mike writes:
Mike> Package: nscd
Mike> Version: 2.1.1-9
Mike> Nscd appears to be causing programs to fail with a SIGBUS when resolving
Mike> hostnames. I have noted this behaviour in both apt-0.3.6 and
Mike> sendmail-8.9.3-1. Stopping nscd or disabling the nscd hostname cache
Mike> fixes the problem, i.e. the programs no longer SIGBUS.
Mike> The problem was discussed briefly on the debian-sparc list under the
Mike> subject "apt ftp method dying after upgrade".
nscd is known to have some bugs in glibc 2.1.1. This is fixed
upstream, the patches can be accessed via wwwgnats (PR libc/1160 and
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