On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 21:59 -0700, Bob Arendt wrote:
Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-05-02 at 00:30 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
>> On Fri, 2008-05-02 at 00:22 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2008-05-02 at 00:16 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 19:47 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>>>>> You have not actually tried it, have you ? Your 10000 network users
>>>>> not going to show up in the user list, since we only populate the
>>>>> with local users.
>>>> How are you distinguishing local users from any other kind?
>>> Local users are the ones you get by reading /etc/passwd.
>> So, you've got a separate reader of /etc/passwd independent of the
>> normal glibc lookup for users in gdm?
> No need; glibc offers fgetpwent.
Doesn't fgetpwent provide all users via the methods listed for
passwd in /etc/nsswitch.conf ?
No, fgetpwent only reads the file that it is given.
F8's gdm is listing our whole
company as listed by provided by NIS. Has F9 changed this ?
Yes, F9 has changed this. The user list in F9 shows local users +
anybody who has ever logged in to this machine.