Bug 753 - The rcmd() functions do not support netgroups and wildcards
The rcmd() functions do not support netgroups and wildcards
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
5.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-01-08 17:03 EST by glenn
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-02 16:24:32 EDT
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Description glenn 1999-01-08 17:03:55 EST
This is a known problem with 2.0.7 glibc.  I've just spent
4 or 5 hours tracking it down, and I much would have rather
found out about it somewhere in the man pages, or
any other documenatation.

Please help to try to get this fixed.
Comment 1 glenn 1999-01-08 17:05:59 EST
The main problem here is that if you use NIS with a netgroup, putting
the netgroup name into hosts.lpd doesn't enable remote printing.
It makes it more difficult to manage a print server.
Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 1999-06-17 12:35:59 EDT
is this bug stilol valid with RH 6.0 ?
On RH 5.2, was the nss_Compat module used (the one that supports
netgroups)?
Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-02 16:24:59 EDT
One must use the nss_compat module to have netgroups support.
Bug closed because of lack of feedback

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