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Re: VA.debian.org runs LDAP now

On Thu, 6 Jan 2000, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:

> In article <cistron.Pine.LNX.3.96.1000105001914.7133A-100000@wakko.deltatee.com>,
> Jason Gunthorpe  <jgg@ualberta.ca> wrote:
> >I spent the entire evening today converting VA to LDAP and cleaning out
> >alot of cruft. In the process I had to renumber several of CVS repository
> >group IDs, I hope this doesn't effect anything but if something goes
> >funny, this might be why.
> Hmm - how does this work? I'm not in /etc/passwd, I don't see any
> ldap references in /etc/nsswitch.conf, it doesn't use NIS - I should
> not exist. Yet every utility knows my name:
> $ id
> uid=858(miquels) gid=800(Debian) groups=800(Debian)

passwd:         compat db
group:          db compat
shadow:         compat db

look at /var/db

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