This bug is created as a clone of upstream ticket:
See ticket #1255 for the design of the new approach of dealing with fake/ghost users. There are some situations when fake/ghost users are removed from child groups but would still show up as a member of the parent group. It might look confusing and might cause some unnecessary bugs and tickets filed. To prevent this we need to clearly articulate how things would work with the new approach and what to expect.
where is this to be documented?
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Currently the expectations have only been documented in the upstream FAQ document - https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/wiki/FAQ
Would you prefer a better document such as the release notes? I don't think the man pages are a good place to include a low-level change like that.
As discussed with Kaushik, the proper place seems to be the release notes, so I've set the flag.
I cleaned up the FAQ, it was quite confusing. This is the link to the (hopefully correct now) upstream documentation: https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/wiki/FAQ#Idontseeanygroupmemberswhenrunninggetentgroupgroupname
Marking as MODIFIED because the upstream documentation has been corrected. I'll leave the FixedIn field blank.
Doc Text gives appropriate explanation and solution of the issue. Marking this bug verified.
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