nss_wrapper - A wrapper for the user, group and hosts NSS API

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic i586
Package filename nss_wrapper-1.1.5-alt1.i586.rpm
Package name nss_wrapper
Package version 1.1.5
Package release alt1
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category Development/Other
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 78.40 KB
Installed size 78.40 KB
There are projects which provide daemons needing to be able to create, modify
and delete Unix users. Or just switch user ids to interact with the system e.g.
a user space file server. To be able to test that you need the privilege to
modify the passwd and groups file. With nss_wrapper it is possible to define
your own passwd and groups file which will be used by software to act correctly
while under test.
If you have a client and server under test they normally use functions to
resolve network names to addresses (dns) or vice versa. The nss_wrappers allow
you to create a hosts file to setup name resolution for the addresses you use
with socket_wrapper.
To use it set the following environment variables:
This package doesn't have a devel package cause this project is for


Package Version Architecture Repository
nss_wrapper-1.1.5-alt1.x86_64.rpm 1.1.5 x86_64 Classic
nss_wrapper - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/env -
/usr/lib/pkgconfig -
cmake -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1.3) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.2) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3.2) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3.4) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.8) -
libdl.so.2(GLIBC_2.0) -
libdl.so.2(GLIBC_2.1) -
libpthread.so.0(GLIBC_2.0) -
perl(Cwd.pm) -
perl(Getopt/Long.pm) -
perl-base -
pkgconfig -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
libnss_wrapper.so.0 -
nss_wrapper = 1.1.5-alt1:sisyphus+222951.100.1.1
pkgconfig(nss_wrapper) = 1.1.5


Type URL
Mirror ftp.altlinux.org
Binary Package nss_wrapper-1.1.5-alt1.i586.rpm
Source Package nss_wrapper-1.1.5-alt1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus i586 classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install nss_wrapper rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install nss_wrapper




2018-12-04 - Evgeny Sinelnikov <sin@altlinux.org> 1.1.5-alt1
- Update to latest release with compatibility fixes
2017-08-21 - Aleksei Nikiforov <darktemplar@altlinux.org> 1.1.3-alt1
- Initial build for ALT.

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