In _The Ruby Way_, page 415, there is an interesting module mentionned: the
Etc one which includes things like getpwuid(3) and getpwnam(3).

I can't seem to find it on the RAA or in the sample code I got from Hal's
site when he posted the URL (thanks Hal).

Thanks,
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