Bug#926305: nis startup scripts are completely broken
That is not an advice.
If nscd is a required dependency, NIS should bring it in.
Presently it is not.
On 18/04/2019 14:43, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> * Elimar Riesebieter <[hidden email]> [2019-04-03 11:06 +0200]:
>> * Anton Ivanov <[hidden email]> [2019-04-03 09:43 +0100]:
>>> Package: nis
>>> Version: 3.17.1-3+b1
>>> Severity: critical
>>> Justification: breaks unrelated software
>>> Dear Maintainer,
>>> Startup scripts are completely broken. Something in the systemd conversion/autogeneration.
>>> The ypbind binary is never started, the script goes into "backgrounded" and fails. From there
>>> on the system is unusable - you cannot log in, UIDs and groups do not resolve, etc.
>>> The same system operated correctly before buster upgrade and will operate correctly if
>>> ypbind is invoked from the command line.
>>> This looks like a pure systemd conversion issue of some sort.
>> At my systems installing nscd helped. As well setting "YPBINDARGS="
>> in /etc/default/nis must be.
> This bug should be closed as there is no response from the reporter.
> As well it seems to be fixed following the advices given above,