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nsswitch.conf: files vs. db_enum interaction




Greetings, All!

I just noticed something that I think is an oddity. Or a possible improvement.
If you set your nsswitch.conf to, say;

passwd: db
db_enum: cache builtin local files

The accounts listed in /etc/passwd aren't looked up.
I understand that it's a documented behavior, but it looks... odd to me.


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With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 15:24:53

Sorry for my terrible english...


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