MAN page from Mandriva 2009 glibc-2.9-0.20081113.5.3mnb2.i586.rpm
Section: User Commands (1)
getent - get entries from administrative database
program gathers entries from the specifiedadministrative database using the specified search keys.Where database
is one of passwd, group, hosts, services, protocols,or networks.
getent is written by Thorsten Kukuk for the GNU C Library.
This man page is written by Joel Klecker <espyAATTdebian.org> forthe Debian GNU/Linux system.
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