Subject: Re: HEADS UP: nsswitch about to go `live' in NetBSD-current
To: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <email@example.com>
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.