On Nov 18, 2004, at 3:44 PM, Matthew Walker wrote:
What are the pw_uid and pw_gid fields in the user info actually used for? I did a quick read through the docs, and couldn't find any information about what they do other than the fact that they're the user id and group id.
They are named to confuse people. :P
Actually i have no clue, but there should be some documentation on them, and they should possible be renamed to something more suiting for the task they are doing or being used for.