couple of getpwnam() questions

Jean Francois Micouleau Jean-Francois.Micouleau at
Sat Nov 25 17:44:58 GMT 2000

On Sat, 25 Nov 2000, Steve Langasek wrote:

> I think Gerald's question is still relevant: even if there is a more efficient
> way to do what the code currently does, *why* is it being done at all?

Because some OS versions are sending the username all in uppercase or
lowercase (don't remember right now, and doesn't matter).

And Unix is case-sensitive.

And as a reminder NT is not case sensitive.
administrator and Administrator are the same.


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