Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/08/1999 11:23:47
Jukka Marin <email@example.com> writes:
> > Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > One idea is incorporating "-u" option for pwd_mkdb(8) from FreeBSD, you
> > > > can only update the record for the specified user with "-u" option.
> > >
> > > How difficult would it be to implement this option?
> > I think it's not so difficult. pwd.db and spwd.db are hash type db(3)
> > files, and db(3) support changing on record of it.
> > I think "-u" option is valuable to implement.
> Is there any hope of seeing the -u option in the near future?
If someone submits a patch, it will make it into 1.5. Its too late for
1.4 in all likelyhood.