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Bug#323352: nscd segfaults when persistent database files are not available (seemingly)

At Tue, 16 Aug 2005 03:21:35 -0500,
Mark Nipper wrote:
> 	I should not this doesn't happen on my testing machines
> with libc6 2.3.2.ds1-22.  I diff'ed the standard nscd.conf
> between the two versions and aside from additional comment junk,
> the apparent problems seem to be these:
> ---
> >       persistent              passwd          yes
> >       shared                  passwd          yes
> 41a54,55
> >       persistent              group           yes
> >       shared                  group           yes
> 47a62,63
> >       persistent              hosts           yes
> >       shared                  hosts           yes
> 	So persistent database files were not enabled in
> 2.3.2.ds1-22 but are in 2.3.5-3, yet the installation scripts do
> not bother creating /var/db/nscd when it doesn't exist.
> Seemingly nscd does not fail gracefully upon trying to delete a
> cache entry in a file which does not exist in the first place.

Yes, I added /var/db/nscd to nscd installation dir, thanks.

-- gotom

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