FreeBSD nss, getgroupmembership(3)

Frode Nordahl frode at
Mon Jan 7 02:45:24 PST 2008

On 7. jan.. 2008, at 11.10, Matthijs Kooijman wrote:

> a while back (or actually, more than a year back...) there was some  
> discussion
> in this thread about implementing getgroupmembership support in  
> FreeBSD NSS.
> FYI, Michael Bushkov has commited support for this a few weeks back  
> based on
> work by me and largely by Michael Hanselmann. For now, there is no  
> support yet
> in the nss_ldap and nss_winbind modules, but patches are already  
> available.
> Support wil not be merged to 7.0, but hopefully it will be in 7.1.
> See pr 115196 [1] for more details about it, and links to the  
> winbind/ldap patches.
> Gr.
> Matthijs
> [1]:

Thank you for letting me know, this is fantastic!! :-) A big thank you  
to everyone involved in making this happen.

I will attempt to put this to test in a production system in good time  
before 7.1 so any issues can be resolved before release.

Any chance the patch will apply on 6.x?

Frode Nordahl

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