groupadd

Tushar Teredesai sukucorp at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 13:16:04 PDT 2005


On 8/31/05, David Ciecierski <davidcie at klub.chip.pl> wrote:
> Just a short question: can a group name be longer than a certain number
> of characters (eg. desktop-file-utils) or is it 'capped'? Or is it just
> my system? It's kind of strange, I can have linux-libc-headers (18) but
> not desktop-file-utils (also 18!).

It is hardcoded, I have a patch to remove that restriction as well as
remove the restriction on
only allowing lowercase letters in the login.

http://linuxfromscratch.org/~tushar/downloads/shadow-4.0.11.1-loginname_fixes-1.patch

-- 
Tushar Teredesai
   mailto:tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
   http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~tushar/



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