There are projects which provide daemons that need 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 files. With nss_wrapper, it is possible to define
your own passwd and groups files 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
To use it, set the following environment variables:
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