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Re: Keysafe dynamic UID

On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 11:58:35PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> (IME one gets the first matching entry found in /etc/passwd).

Yes, if you use libnss_compat.so. There are, however, a number of caching NSS
modules (e.g., libnss-db, libnss-cache, ...) that do not guarantee the same
ordering of entries from /etc/passwd.

Do not depend on observed behaviour in this case, please :-)

< ron> I mean, the main *practical* problem with C++, is there's like a dozen
       people in the world who think they really understand all of its rules,
       and pretty much all of them are just lying to themselves too.
 -- #debian-devel, OFTC, 2016-02-12

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