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Re: Hunting for a patched libpwdb or passwd that does't use getlogin()



Drew Puch wrote:
> >Basically, it is that getlogin() relies on the contents of the utmp file
> >and this only contains the first 8 characters of the user's name.  There are
> >patches for passwd floating around, there is also a patch for the getlogin()
> >function in libpwdb.

I've placed a copy of the libpwdb patch on my libpwdb page.

Cheers

Andrew
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               Linux-PAM, libpwdb, Orange-Linux and Linux-GSS
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