"ls -l" command and performance of sftp

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Fri May 12 23:21:12 EST 2006

Once upon a time, Darren Tucker <dtucker at zip.com.au> said:
> Damien Miller wrote:
> > On Fri, 12 May 2006, Darren Tucker wrote:
> >> Not all platforms have nscd, though.
> > 
> > What platforms have nsswitch but not nscd?
> AIX (it's actually /etc/netsvc.conf, but it serves the same purpose). 
> HP-UX (at least 11.00).  I think also Tru64 but I'm not sure about that.

Tru64 has /etc/nsswitch.conf (previously /etc/svc.conf) but has no nscd
or like service.  However, the possibility is there I think via the
Security Integration Architecture, so I'd say it isn't the business of
OpenSSH to try to cache results.

Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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