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Matthias Urlichs
November 27, 1999 02:04
Re: getspnam-support
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Jochen Wiedmann:
> I don't know what "incorrectly" precisely means, I can only
> say that from my experience getspnam was always required.
> This applies to both Linux and Solaris.
Returning the shadow data just because you're running as root is a possible
security hole.

> patches be accepted? Would automatic calls be preferred or
> explicit calls?
Explicit calls, preferably as an external module --
I don't think a shadow interface needs to be in the core.

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