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Bug 753

Summary: The rcmd() functions do not support netgroups and wildcards
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: glenn
Component: glibcAssignee: Cristian Gafton <gafton>
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Description glenn 1999-01-08 22:03:55 UTC
This is a known problem with 2.0.7 glibc.  I've just spent
4 or 5 hours tracking it down, and I much would have rather
found out about it somewhere in the man pages, or
any other documenatation.

Please help to try to get this fixed.

Comment 1 glenn 1999-01-08 22:05:59 UTC
The main problem here is that if you use NIS with a netgroup, putting
the netgroup name into hosts.lpd doesn't enable remote printing.
It makes it more difficult to manage a print server.

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 1999-06-17 16:35:59 UTC
is this bug stilol valid with RH 6.0 ?
On RH 5.2, was the nss_Compat module used (the one that supports

Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-02 20:24:59 UTC
One must use the nss_compat module to have netgroups support.
Bug closed because of lack of feedback