[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Question on proposed integration of MediaWiki 1.19.3 in wheezy
lolando at debian.org
Thu Dec 13 09:06:38 UTC 2012
Thorsten Glaser, 2012-12-12 17:36:02 +0100 :
> On Wed, 12 Dec 2012, Dominik George wrote:
>> I'd really love to do that. Unfortunately, Alioth hasn't cared to update
>> my SSH keys for the last 4 hours. I expected the cronjob to run at least
>> every hour ...
> Huh. Normally, it runs every quarter hour in FusionForge.
Hourly, actually (may be an Alioth specific, I don't remember).
> tg at wagner:/srv/home/users/natureshadow-guest/.ssh$ ls -la
> total 8
> drwxr-xr-x 2 259203 259203 4096 Dec 12 12:02 .
> drwxr-xr-x 4 259203 259203 4096 Dec 12 12:02 ..
> tg at wagner:/srv/home/users/natureshadow-guest/.ssh$ id natureshadow-guest
> id: natureshadow-guest: No such user
> Now, this is funny.
> tg at wagner:~$ getent group scm_pkg-mediawiki
> I don’t understand this. Is there a limit on the length
> of usernames in NSS? natureshadow-guest has 22 chars…
> on the other hand, there’s pgsql missing _anyway_:
> tg at wagner:~$ fgrep passwd /etc/nsswitch.conf
> passwd: compat db
> Now I’m puzzled, where *do* Alioth users come from?
From the db part. There's a pglistener that updates the db (as in
libnss-db) database when required, but sometimes it gets stuck and needs
a kick. I gave it such a kick, the user account is active now, the SSH
key should follow at the next cron run.
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