F16: user's secondary groups ignored

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Fri Oct 14 07:36:13 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-10-14 at 17:19 +1100, Masood wrote:
> Hi
> On a fresh install of F16, I have added "wheel" as a secondary group
> for a user using "# usermod -a -G wheel masood". 
> I have verified that "/etc/group" has the correct entry and
> "system-config-users" shows that user "masood" belongs to "wheel"
> group. However, "$ groups" only lists user's primary group and the
> user is unable to run any command as "wheel".
> Is there a different way to do this in F16 or something is broken on
> my installation?

Just Glibc Update Comedy Hour again.


downgrade to glibc -10 fixes it.
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