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nsswitch.conf: db/db_enum default excludes local




On 2018-09-26 01:45, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> Am 26.09.2018 um 06:13 schrieb Brian Inglis:
>> On 2018-09-25 06:30, Andrey Repin wrote:
>>> 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.
>>
>>  From the UG they should be looked up and may appear more than once if you
>> specify say "files" in an entry and also a db_... entry.
>> Did you test with "getent passwd"? I get SYSTEM and NT SERVICE repeated.
>> I get a comprehensive account list with mkpasswd.
>> I have W10 rs4_release/6.3/10.0/17134.286/1803, Cygwin 64 2.11.1, and default
>> nsswitch.
> 
> on W10 Home I see only double SYSTEM on both "getent passwd" and
> "getent group"
> 
> However "getent passwd" is not reporting local user, cyg_server, sshd,
> guest that instead are reported by "mkpasswd"
UG says default db/db_enum is cache builtin excluding local.
This does not seem consistent with default using SAM instead of files which
should include local.

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