getent doesn't work properly
Wed Oct 23 11:42:00 GMT 2019
On Oct 23 11:17, Maayan Apelboim wrote:
> Is "UK" the name of the local machine or the name of your domain?
> How does your /etc/nsswitch.conf file look like?
> Do you still have /etc/passwd and /etc/group files? If so, does removing the files change the above behaviour? If so, can you attach both files verbatim to your reply?
> Corinna Vinschen
> Cygwin Maintainer
> UK is my domain.
> I'm not using passwd and group files after being advised in the past not to.
> My /etc/nsswitch.conf is default. Didn't make any changes to this file.
Since I can't reproduce this problem, would you mind trying to run
getent under strace? It would be helpful to get 2 strace outputs
for the same account, one working, one failing. Call it like this:
$ strace -o getent-1.trace getent passwd <account>
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