Interesting results for getservbyname() performance (and possible changes for /etc/services)

Ralf Ertzinger fedora at
Thu Jan 12 15:39:02 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 04:36:54PM +0100, Nils Philippsen wrote:

> nscd can't (or at least doesn't) take advantage of knowing about local
> file changes, it caches information for a certain time period and it
> doesn't seem to cache services, only passwd, group, hosts.

AFAIK nscd can cache everything going through nsswitch.conf, including

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