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Tue, 01 Feb 2022 11:32:18 +0100
Il giorno lun, 31/01/2022 alle 23.30 +0100, Ricardo Wurmus ha scritto:
> adriano <email@example.com> writes:
> > The "Application Setup" in the manual
> > ( https://guix.gnu.org/manual/en/html_node/Application-Setup.html )
> > suggests to run the nscd service
> > "we strongly recommend that the system run the GNU C library’s name
> > service cache daemon, nscd, which should be listening on the
> > /var/run/nscd/socket socket."
> > found such service already running on my Ubuntu installation and
> > the
> > mentioned socket is there
> > But now I'm wondering: does the manual refer to the host distro
> > when it
> > says "the system" ?
> The reason is that nscd communicates with processes over a network
> protocol, which allows binaries built with Guix to talk to user
> services on a foreign distro. Alternative account services require
> loading of binary plugins, which would not be possible when these
> plugins are linked with incompatible libraries.
Thank you, Ricardo
so because the nscd service being used is provided by the Ubuntu host,
the issue I'm running into (discussed in another thread) is not due to
the wrong nscd service being used
am I right ?