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
> > persistent group yes
> > shared group yes
> > 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.