[Adduser-devel] Bug#327804: adduser: does not detect running nscd properly anymore

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Sat Oct 1 15:31:25 UTC 2005

On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 10:03:01AM +0300, Antti Salmela wrote:
> nscd pidfile has moved from /var/run/nscd.pid to /var/run/nscd/nscd.pid,
> which causes invalid_nscd() to fail to invalidate nscd caches properly.

nscd seems to fail silently if it is not running and an nscd -i foo is
invoked. Would it be acceptable to ditch the pid file check in its
entirety and only check for presence of the binary before trying to


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