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Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 10:07:23 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Cc: Jesse Hathaway <>,,  Arjun
 Shankar <>,  Carlos O'Donell <>
Subject: Re: Plans to remove nscd in Fedora

* Rich Felker:

> Thanks for filling me in on the status of this. Perhaps
> (not part of musl, but by a
> long-time contributor) would be a useful basis for building a
> replacement glibc systems could use too?

There is also unscd: <>
It covers fewer maps, though.

For a full solution, we would need something that can deal (correctly)
with the shadow database.  That's currently always in-process because we
rely on the permissions of the calling process.

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