bdubbs at swbell.net
Thu Apr 21 07:54:03 PDT 2005
Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> The kernel version has nothing to do with the display of usernames. It
>> doesn't even know about usernames--only uids and gids. It has to be in
>> the ls/ps code.
> That makes sense. Might shadow have an effect on this as well?
No. Shadow does not affect ps.
I just did an experiment. I created a user 'averylongname' and ps does
indeed change this to a number, but ls -l adjusts the column width to
accomodate the long name. Investigating...
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