Fedora 20 Update: nss_wrapper-1.0.2-1.fc20

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2014-04-14 21:55:22

Name        : nss_wrapper
Product     : Fedora 20
Version     : 1.0.2
Release     : 1.fc20
URL         : http://cwrap.org/
Summary     : A wrapper for the user, group and hosts NSS API
Description :
There are projects which provide daemons needing to be able to create, modify
and delete Unix users. Or just switch user ids to interact with the system e.g.
a user space file server. To be able to test that you need the privilege to
modify the passwd and groups file. With nss_wrapper it is possible to define
your own passwd and groups file which will be used by software to act correctly
while under test.

If you have a client and server under test they normally use functions to
resolve network names to addresses (dns) or vice versa. The nss_wrappers allow
you to create a hosts file to setup name resolution for the addresses you use
with socket_wrapper.

To use it set the following environment variables:


This package doesn't have a devel package cause this project is for

Update Information:

Update to version 1.0.2.

  [ 1 ] Bug #1078824 - NSS_WRAPPER_HOSTS doesn't work with fqdn,getent ahostsv4, getent ahostsv6

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
su -c 'yum update nss_wrapper' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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