Auth/Access Question

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Tue Aug 20 21:52:16 UTC 2002

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Jeffrey M Vinocur <jeff at> writes:
> > if the -g flag is given, but group name can't be determined,
> > what should we do?  
> I vote for die and log; having the user not have a group name sounds like
> a real error that should be fixed.

Hmm, point.

Ok, I'm convinced.

> (The harder problem is when the user is in a bunch of supplemental groups;
> I'm not sure what to do about that, but at least for a first cut we can
> just return the user's primary group.)

Yup, that's what I've got for now.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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