Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Oct 29 12:43:49 EDT 2004
On 2004-10-29 at 18:29+0200 Peter Simons wrote:
> Is anyone else seeing this on his system?
> getUserEntryForName  >>= print . userName
> "wasabi" happens to be the last entry in the /etc/passwd
> file, and that is what I get every time I query for an user
> that doesn't exist. The source code promises an exception,
> but I don't get one.
Same here with ghc 6.2.1. The haddocks don't say anything
about what should happen.
BTW, the relevant library is System.Posix.User and a similar
effect is observed with getGroupEntryForName
Jón Fairbairn Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
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