On Friday 17 May 2002 11:05 am, you wrote:
> On Sat 18 May 2002 at 00:45:14 +0900, Christian Szegedy wrote:
> > Does someone know how to query the name associated with
> > a given user-id (returned e.g. by File.stat.gid?)
>
> Etc::getpwnam(user).name
>
> Ian
I am unfamiliar with Etc.  What am I doing wrong here?

irb(main):005:0> Etc::getpwnam('0').name
ArgumentError: can't find user for 0
        from (irb):5:in `getpwnam'
        from (irb):5
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