Subject: Re: misc/11473: ramdisk-rescuesmall of main trunk is full.
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/14/2000 02:52:28
Andrew Brown wrote:

> >> but /etc/passwd is only for human eyes...of how much use is it
> >> supposed to be?
> >
> >Another solution I'm looking at is to change the getpwent() function in
> >distrib/utils/libhack to use the master.passwd format - it currently
> >uses plain passwd format.
> would this imply the reintroduction of the setpwnam() library call?
> that one was really really useful.

libhack is only used on install media.  It shouldn't be a big change -
I've got an untested patch to do it.

Simon Burge                            <>
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