Subject: Re: pw_util.o
To: None <>
From: Jarkko Torppa <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/24/1996 15:43:29
On Tue, 23 Jan 1996 wrote:

> Ok, so I'm working on adduser, and I need to link in the password
> file locking stuff. Where is it located?
> In /usr/src/usr.sbin/vipw/obj/pw_util.o.  Uh, that's nasty. That
> means that vipw has to be compiled before the other pw programs,
> unless I missed something here.

When I made little C-proggy for nontechincal people for adding users, I 
let chpass(1) do the locking for me. root is allowed to pass passwd line 
for it to add.

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