Corinna or Pierre please comment? [ Re: setuid() problem when disconnected from PDC under 1.3.12-2]

Jason Tishler
Mon Jul 15 08:59:00 GMT 2002

On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 02:58:26PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 08:50:52AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > But, the current implementation causes sshd and cron to fail for
> > domain users when their server is disconnected from its PDC.  IMO,
> > this is not good.
> What's the alternative?  To use wrong user info as I described?

What about requiring the (interested) user to hand edit their /etc/group
file to contain the necessary information?

Does anyone know if this information is cached locally by disconnected
boxes?  And if so, is there a (convenient) way to retrieve it?


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