System.Posix.User is inadequate
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 03:43:43 EDT 2006
John Goerzen wrote:
> There are several problems with this module:
> 1) There is no way to get all users/groups on the system (getpwent)
> 2) The UserEntry type does not reflect the Gecos field (pw_gecos)
> 3) The UserEntry type does not reflect the password field (pw_passwd)
> 4) The GroupEntry type does not reflect the gr_passwd field
> This renders is unfortunately useless for some very basic Unix tasks.
> Is there still time to fix this for 6.6?
Maybe, if you send a patch today...
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