Subject: Re: pwdb busy
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Andrew Reilly <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/25/1997 10:32:42
Hey, you could always replace the whole password/user
authentication system with a record-lockable database
client-server thingie.

Then you only have to prove the database engine correct and

On Tue, Jun 24, 1997 at 05:15:04PM -0400, Wonko the Sane wrote:
> Ted Lemon drunkenly mumbled...
> > 
> > extract a context diff, lock the password file, patch it with the
> > context diff, and then flame out if the patch fails.   However, this
> ick, that's nasty.  that's not the sort of stuff i want going on just because
> my users want to update their fn info.


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