POSIX and uid_t resp. gid_t

Kazuhiro Fujieda fujieda@jaist.ac.jp
Sun Oct 3 00:53:00 GMT 1999

>>> On Tue, 14 Sep 1999 01:49:33 +0200
>>> Corinna Vinschen <corinna@vinschen.de> said:

> The real problem is the existence of the NT SID, which isn't
> transparently reducable to an UX UID or GID. If we find a method,
> the problem would be solved.

Would you like to use the GCOS field in the passwd file ?
This field can have any comma separated subfields after the
user's full name. So it can have all components included in SID
as shown below:
fujieda::1002:513:Kazuhiro Fujieda,5,15,6D20806B,69505750,7B205C01,3EA:/Home/fujieda:/bin/bash
  | AIST      Kazuhiro Fujieda <fujieda@jaist.ac.jp>
  | HOKURIKU  School of Information Science
o_/ 1990      Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

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