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Re: bug#27640: Bug-report

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: bug#27640: Bug-report
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:08:50 -0700
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Looking at that test's source code, the test was clearly incorrect for Unix-like systems, as it incorrectly assumed a 1-1 mapping between user names and user IDs. I fixed that in Gnulib by installing the attached patch. Wolfgang, could you please try this on your Linux from Scratch system? You can do that by downloading these two files:


Use the first to replace the existing test-getlogin.c in your coreutils source directory, and put the second next to the first.

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