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

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository EPEL x86_64
Package name nss_wrapper
Package version 1.0.3
Package release 2.el6
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Installed size 53.87 KB
Download size 28.72 KB
Official Mirror dl.fedoraproject.org
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-1.0.3-2.el6.x86_64.rpm 1.0.3 x86_64 EPEL
nss_wrapper-1.0.3-2.el6.i686.rpm 1.0.3 i686 EPEL
nss_wrapper - - -


Name Value
/sbin/ldconfig -
/usr/bin/perl -
/usr/bin/pkg-config -
cmake -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.8) -
libdl.so.2 -
libdl.so.2(GLIBC_2.0) -
libdl.so.2(GLIBC_2.1) -
perl(Cwd) -
perl(Getopt::Long) -
perl(strict) -
pkgconfig -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
libnss_wrapper.so.0 -
nss_wrapper = 1.0.3-2.el6
nss_wrapper(x86-32) = 1.0.3-2.el6
pkgconfig(nss_wrapper) = 1.0.3


Type URL
Binary Package nss_wrapper-1.0.3-2.el6.i686.rpm
Source Package nss_wrapper-1.0.3-2.el6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest epel-release rpm from
  2. Install epel-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh epel-release*rpm
  3. Install nss_wrapper rpm package:
    # yum install nss_wrapper




2014-12-15 - Michael Adam <madam@redhat.com> - 1.0.3-2
- Fix format of changelog entries.
- Require cmake.
- Don't own _libdir/pkgconfig, and require pkgconfig instead.
2014-09-11 - Andreas Schneider <asn@redhat.com> - 1.0.3-1
- Update to version 1.0.3.
2014-06-07 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.0.2-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_21_Mass_Rebuild
- Fix building on rhel6 with bad %cmake macro.
- Use the cmake28 package in epel6.
2014-04-09 - Andreas Schneider <asn@redhat.com> - 1.0.2-1
- Update to version 1.0.2.
2014-03-14 - Andreas Schneider <asn@redhat.com> - 1.0.1-3
- resolves: #1075932 - Fix segfault in 'getent hosts'.
2014-02-11 - Andreas Schneider <asn@redhat.com> - 1.0.1-2
- resolves: #1060906 - Fedora package.
- Remove Group
- Remove glibc-devel build requirement
- Do not create a subpackage.
2014-02-04 - Andreas Schneider <asn@redhat.com> - 1.0.1-1
- Update to version 1.0.1
* Added --libs to pkg-config.
* Added nss_wrapper-config.cmake
* Fixed a bug packaging the obj directory.
2014-02-03 - Andreas Schneider <asn@redhat.com> - 1.0.0-1
- Initial version 1.0.0

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