Bug 77156 - users with special caracters in username make group identification problems
users with special caracters in username make group identification problems
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 76531
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
8.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-11-01 16:09 EST by Tarhon-Onu Victor
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:50:04 EST
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Description Tarhon-Onu Victor 2002-11-01 16:09:10 EST
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Netscape/7.0

Description of problem:
When adding more than 64 users and assingning them to the same group, that group
will be not visible anymore, nor the groups listed after that group in /etc/group.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. for i in $(seq 1 70); do useradd -m -g users user-user$i; done;
2. for i in $(seq 1 70); do echo -n $i.\  ; gpasswd -a user-user$i disk; done;
3. id apache
	

Actual Results:  The output of the command "id apache" will show us the username
associated to the uid 48, but will NOT show us the groupname associated to gid
48. id user-user3 will have similar results.

Additional info:

I could not reproduce this with glibc 2.2.5-xx. I haven't tested it yet with
2.2.90, only with 2.2.93-3 and 2.2.93-5.

This bug, when affecting groups like 'users', 'wheel', etc, will cause lots of
daemons not to start (apache, mysql, and any daemon running as different user
than root, havind group listes after the affected group in /etc/group). This is
ugly.
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2002-11-10 15:28:52 EST
Please try glibc-2.3.1-{5,6} from rawhide.
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-12-15 20:58:17 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 76531 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:50:04 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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