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Re: NMU'ing for wishlist bugs? (aka: intent to NMU bind9)

On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 12:19:42PM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> will require different things.  Obviously sensible testing should be
> used to see if a user exists (not sure what is there now, obviously
> grep'ing the passwd file doesn't cut it tho).

See getent(1) from libc6.

Used like in:

david@zion:~$ getent passwd root

And uses the glibc NSS stuff.

Regards, David

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