Subject: Re: HEADS UP: nsswitch about to go `live' in NetBSD-current
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/1999 10:22:09
>* name service cache daemon - nscd

>	A name service cache daemon, implemented on a per database
>	basis (e.g, `hosts', `passwd') to reduce network traffic
>	on larger systems.

Please don't do this - unless it properly implements timeouts etc.
Sun's nscd appears to completely ignore DNS TTL's and has been a major
bitch.  Thus getting rid of nscd (and installing bind) is one of the 
first things we do when configuring Sun's 

Otherwise sounds cool.