Re: recent etch upgrade... sashroot (uid=0) started to impersonate uid=0 (root)
>>>>> "Pierre" == Pierre Habouzit <email@example.com> writes:
Pierre> I totally agree with that. the _gnu libc_ getpwuid
Pierre> implementation is nothing, even not a de facto
Pierre> standard. I'm almost sure it does not behave the same on
Pierre> other OS'es.
I suspect you will find it behaves in much the same way on all Unix
like operating systems, unless caching is used or /etc/passwd has been
replaced with a db file or database (do any OS do this by default?).
Unfortunately, like it or not, many people have seen it as a de-facto
standard - if this is a defacto standard we want to preserve or not is
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>