Subject: Re: Group nesting?
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/07/2001 19:10:19
On Sat, Sep 08, 2001 at 04:03:31AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

 > Excuse me if I understand this wrong but... how do you use netgroup
 > to do what /etc/group does? I know netgroup for NFS, but file permissions?

In netgroups, you can list users, groups, and other netgroups.

Then for the group in /etc/group, you would say:

foo: +@foogroup

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>