getgroups() reads through all group sources
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
group: files [SUCCESS=return] ldap
However, despite the group of a user requested exists in /etc/group, the other source (LDAP, in this case) gets requested as well. This could lead to programs like id, which call getgroups(2), hang for quite a while if the LDAP server isn't ready, or programs that execute initgroups(3) to not start up correctly (for example, OpenLDAP itself.)
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- Creation Date: 22-Nov-2007
- Modified Date:10-Mar-2021
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