Re: NSS library dependencies
* Sami Haahtinen <email@example.com> [021231 19:23]:
> On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 11:39:43PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > As libnss-ldap can be configured to use SASL (and as a result, pluggable
> > modules), I don't think static linking is a very feasible solution. A
> > better question would be, why does the system need nss_ldap loaded at
> > time of shutdown? Any processes still present at the time drives are
> > being unmounted should not require NSS to do their job; and in fact, on
> > none of the machines where I use nss_ldap have I had problems with
> > drives not being unmounted cleanly.
> I actually figured out what is causing the errors while unmounting /usr,
> (at this point i assume you have ash installed and /bin/sh pointing to
> it) it turned out that /etc/init.d/rc is run under /bin/sh, which is
> bash by default, and needs the nss libraries for some reason. I was able
> to fix the problem by installing ash as /bin/sh.
> i don't think i should re-assign the bug (#118607) that started this
> discussion as it doesn't refer to this problem but to a different
> problem. Also i'm not quite sure if i should file a bug against sysvinit
> either, as the bug is not really sysvinit's fault, it's more of a bug in
> bash, which is not related to the problem that much..
Why would LDAP use seem to reveal this problem? Thanks very much for
finding the real cause of this symptom!
-- Grant Bowman <firstname.lastname@example.org>