xfstests: update README file to document some recent changes
authorAlex Elder <aelder@sgi.com>
Mon, 2 Aug 2010 17:51:00 +0000 (17:51 +0000)
committerAlex Elder <aelder@sgi.com>
Wed, 1 Sep 2010 19:50:19 +0000 (14:50 -0500)
Update the README file to document the new _cat_passwd and
_cat_group functions, and to recommend passing "-n" to
getfacl(1) so it produces numeric output.

Signed-off-by: Alex Elder <aelder@sgi.com>
Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
README

diff --git a/README b/README
index 210bded7f416cb8e19ee20cf0992d91d20376f93..5367be640a526e9963e13a809d5e62f37e36c030 100644 (file)
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -160,6 +160,20 @@ Test script environment:
                                  string DATE for deterministic
                                  output
 
+       _cat_passwd,            - dump the content of the password
+       _cat_group                or group file (both the local file
+                                 and the content of the NIS database
+                                 if it is likely to be present)
+
+     4. General recommendations, usage conventions, etc.:
+       - When the content of the password or group file is
+         required, get it using the _cat_passwd and _cat_group
+         functions, to ensure NIS information is included if NIS
+         is active.
+       - When calling getfacl in a test, pass the "-n" argument so
+         that numeric rather than symbolic identifiers are used in
+         the output.
+
 Verified output:
 
     Each test script has a numerical name, e.g. 007, and an associated