Subject: Re: passwd
To: matthew green <>
From: Brian Hechinger <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/29/1997 03:25:17
matthew green drunkenly mumbled...
> if i'm root, i can change the password file manually.  why should
> passwd(1) ask me for a password when i can make it anything i like
> anyway ?

that's it, i'm going to bed.  nevermind. :)


ps: we could make it so even root can't touch /etc/passwd. :)

** Brian Hechinger ** ** **
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