MAXLOGNAME + /etc/group + chkgrp invalid character @
Dan The Man
dan at sunsaturn.com
Tue Nov 8 23:47:28 UTC 2011
With libnss-mysql we are able to login using email addresses etc.
In the daily cron "Daily run output" email always get the following:
Verifying group file syntax:
chkgrp: /etc/group: line 3: '@' invalid character
Could we modify system to support email addresses as usernames. From my
testing it works fine, even with "Daily run output" complaining I can
still su to user i added in wheel group.
We'd need to fix ckkgrp source,
adduser source, and making move to:
#define MAXLOGNAME 256 in /usr/src/sys/sys/param.h
I beleive OS's like macOSX etc when I read over their source is already
setting this to 256.
I beleive param.h is only place need to define this, in 8.2 and previous
UT_NAMESIZE needed to be set in /usr/src/include/utmp.h as 255 and
/usr/src/sys/sys/param.h needed MAXLOGNAME set to UT_NAMESIZE+1, but seems
we did away with utmp.h in freebsd 9.0 only needing to set param.h now.
Dan The Man
CTO/ Senior System Administrator
Websites, Domains and Everything else
Email: Dan at SunSaturn.com
More information about the freebsd-current