Possible account information APIs? (lookupd etc)

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Fri Sep 14 00:07:24 UTC 2007

On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 05:29:58PM -0400, William Jon McCann wrote:
> > > 3. Query the user's real world name etc (ie. not just gecos)
> > By this, you mean more than just the name in gecos?
> Ideally, yes.

Why not just get the gecos name field right? There's reinventing the wheel,
and then there's lifting the car up and putting it on a sled and pulling it
with a team of carefully trained dancing ferrets.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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