Configure question

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Tue Nov 19 12:07:35 CST 2002

Martin Wilck <Martin.Wilck at> writes:

> Very true. Perhaps the practical way would be to assume
> HAVE_GETPWUID == HAVE_GETPWNAM and see whether someone with
> a really strange platform complains (but see below).

There's no reason to do that, it's trivial to check for both. If you
use getpwnam() check for HAVE_GETPWNAM, if you use getpwuid() check
for HAVE_GETPWUID. Simple, logical, and works even on strange

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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