Re: Definition of group/user
On Sun, Aug 11, 2002 at 10:58:16PM -0700, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 11, 2002 at 01:15:58PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 10, 2002 at 11:33:15PM -0700, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > > Other than common sense, where is the authoritative place for definition
> > > of group and user on Debian?
> > Well... the thing getent (passwd|group) gives you?
> :) Yes you are right. This could have been a good answer for PAM.
s/PAM/GLIBC/ I was confused.
> But my initial question was more premitive. I was wondering how Debian
> uses /etc/group entry accessed by pam_unix.so.
> What are the assigend meaning of "operator" for example?
> I found that Javier got it from Joey Hess's mailing list thread. So I
> guess there were no written rules before for this.
> Thanks I learned 1 thing. :)
Its time to go sleep. Long day.
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