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Bug#330929: how can adduser reliably find out wheter nscd is running?

On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 03:17:33PM +0200, Gabor Gombas wrote:
> Are there any useful "real" error messages now? For example, if nscd is
> not running, trying to invalidate a non-existing map will not produce an
> error message, and if nscd is running, the error message is misleading.

I don't know, as I have never used nscd.

> I still prefer not fixing what is not broken. glibc upgrades are always
> complex and require lots of testing. So I think even if nscd behavior is
> changed upstream in the future, there will be enough time before the
> next Debian release to discover any problems and update adduser if
> neccessary.

Thanks for trying to help. You can close this bug if you want to.


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