Subject: Re: id(1) flag to get group members
To: None <>
From: Christoph Kaegi <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/21/2006 13:10:55
On 17.06-18:38, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Hi,
> I've on occasion had the need for a tool that tells me the users in a
> given group.  Sure, I could manually look at /etc/group or the NIS
> database, but it seemed to me like id(1) should be able to do that.
> The attached patch provides a flag for id(1) to get a groups members.
> (This only lists users who are in the supplementary group, not where the
> group is the primary group of a user.)
> Does this make sense?

I'd find it handy.


Christoph Kaegi