Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb - 29,000 users in 7 Seconds.
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/10/2001 09:35:14
On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 09:58:44AM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> The real world doesn't work that way. For the general purpose system
> both /etc/passwd and /etc/master.passwd must also be kept up-to-date for
> non-DB-capable programs which access their contents (awk, cut, sed, etc.).
Wasn't the point that the password field in /etc/passwd doesn't get updated,
so why rebuild the entire file when the password field changes in the shadow
Or did I miss something in this thread?