Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb - Lets do this differently!
To: Stephen M Jones <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/08/2001 15:00:52
On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Stephen M Jones wrote:

> to move about 10,000 user accounts and found that the BSD pwd.db/spwd.db
> concepts were really not practical with a frequently frobbed passwd file.

I know a read a couple postings (I think on bsdi-users) about someone that
had modified some of the passwd routines to update the databases without
having to entirely recreate them. If I can find these messages, I'll let
you know.

   Jeremy C. Reed