Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb
To: Takahiro Kambe <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/11/1999 19:23:20
On Mon, Apr 12, 1999 at 12:31:37AM +0900, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
> I've called from my boss, and must go to the office today.  :-(
> So I don't have much time, I made "-u" option for pwd_mkdb(8), mainly
> borrow codes from FreeBSD version.

Thanks for the patch!

> Though I attach the patch, this isn't test verfy much.  Please don't use 
> this on production systems.

That's exactly what I need to do - to use it on a production system. :-)
Well, I'll have to try it out somewhere else first.

> In this patch, pw_mkdb_user() is added into passwd and chpass.  This
> functionality should be in libutil(3), lib/libutil/passwd.c.  It might
> be simple that adding an argument to pw_mkdb(), but it breaks binary
> ompatibitity.  So, I add newly pw_mkdb_user().

I understand.  I was going to ask about this, but you answered my question
already.  Thanks!