Subject: bin/5745: strange output of /usr/bin/passwd
To: None <>
From: Benjamin Lorenz <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/12/1998 13:30:28
>Number:         5745
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       strange output of /usr/bin/passwd
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Jul 12 04:35:00 1998
>Originator:     Benjamin Lorenz
Fachbereich Programmiersysteme, Uni des Saarlandes
>Release:        current (Jun 29)
System: NetBSD toto 1.3E NetBSD 1.3E (FBPS) #1: Tue May 19 23:24:07 CEST 1998 \
 root@toto:/var/src/sys/arch/sparc/compile/FBPS sparc

	while trying to change the YP password, /usr/bin/passwd gives
	a strange formatted answer when entering a wrong old password.
	lorenz@toto[p6]<~>% passwd
	Changing YP password for lorenz.
	Old password:
	passwd: : Permission denied    <------- some `:' too much?!
	passwd: YP passwd database unchanged