Bug#239011: libc6: getpwnam(3) should distinguish between NIS errors and user not found
There should be a way to distinguish between NIS errors caused by ypbind
not running and genuine "user not found" errors. For example, perhaps
the errno can be set to a different value in such a case.
-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel Version: Linux gondolin 2.4.25-1-686-smp #1 SMP Tue Feb 24 12:07:16 EST 2004 i686 GNU/Linux
Versions of the packages libc6 depends on:
ii libdb1-compat 2.1.3-7 The Berkeley database routines [glibc 2.0/2.