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Bug#915651: ITP: libnss-unknown -- nss module to handle unknown uids




Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Ritesh Raj Sarraf <rrs@xxxxxxxxxx>

* Package name    : libnss-unknown
  Version         : 0.0.1
  Upstream Author : Sjoerd Simons <sjoerd.simons@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* URL             : https://gitlab.collabora.com/sjoerd/libnss-unknown
* License         : LGPL
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : nss module to handle unknown uids

 nss-unknown is a small library to gracefully handle unknown uids

This small library is very useful in host <=> guest container
environments. Under certian circumstances, admins can have UIDs/GIDs
colliding inbetween hosts/guests. Certain system services (like dbus
etc) are picky and become very unhappy under such scenarios.

We primarily use this library in our environment in the guest
containers. Thus I intend to maintain it for the forseeable future.