Group map files

Peter Svensson petersv at
Wed Apr 12 09:36:54 GMT 2000

On Wed, 12 Apr 2000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

> well, it may well be.  there is still the issue where identical names in
> /etc/passwd and /etc/group cause recursion problems.

Thre was some talk a while ago about automatically prepending/appending a
string to the group names when they are read from /etc/groups (e.g.
system -> G_system). For us poor souls out here that have lots of
identical group/usernames this would be a boon.

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