Package nss_wrapper: Information

Source package: nss_wrapper
Version: 1.1.15-alt2
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Build time:  Jul 28, 2023, 03:13 AM in the task #325653
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License: BSD
Summary: A wrapper for the user, group and hosts NSS API
There are projects which provide daemons needing to be able to create, modify
and delete Unix users. Or just switch user ids to interact with the system e.g.
a user space file server. To be able to test that you need the privilege to
modify the passwd and groups file. With nss_wrapper it is possible to define
your own passwd and groups file which will be used by software to act correctly
while under test.

If you have a client and server under test they normally use functions to
resolve network names to addresses (dns) or vice versa. The nss_wrappers allow
you to create a hosts file to setup name resolution for the addresses you use
with socket_wrapper.

To use it set the following environment variables:

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List of rpms provided by this srpm:
nss_wrapper (x86_64, ppc64le, i586, armh, aarch64)
nss_wrapper-debuginfo (x86_64, ppc64le, i586, armh, aarch64)

Maintainer: Evgeny Sinelnikov

Anton Farygin

    1. libcmocka-devel
    2. cmake
    3. ctest

Last changed

March 24, 2023 Evgeny Sinelnikov 1.1.15-alt2
- Fix cmocka >= 1.1.6 find_package()
March 24, 2023 Evgeny Sinelnikov 1.1.15-alt1
- Fixed linking issue in tests
- Fixed a memory leak in tests
- Fixed implementation of initgroups()
- Fixed implementation of getgrouplist()
- Avoid dclose(RTLD_NEXT)
- Fixed possible mutex and threading issues
Sept. 17, 2022 Evgeny Sinelnikov 1.1.12-alt1
- Fixed possible crash in getaddrinfo()
- Fixed issues with processes closing all fds when forking
- Fixed issues with setgrent() and endpwent() nss module support