Subject: Re: passwd in /etc/group
To: Brian Ginsbach <ginsbach@NetBSD.org>
From: Liam J. Foy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/12/2006 10:59:31
On 12 Apr 2006, at 03:44, Brian Ginsbach wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 10:53:46PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> NetBSD does not ship with a newgrp command, although older
>> versions of BSD,
>> and FreeBSD include a copy of newgrp. You should be able to use
>> the FreeBSD
>> version of newgrp on NetBSD. Eventually we should put it back too
>> since it
>> is part of the SUS (although not particularly useful).
> I've been working on a version of newgrp to contribute to the TNF.
> I'm about 75% finished.
What was wrong with FreeBSDs version of newgrp?
> I don't agree that newgrp is not particularly useful. It can be
> if you are in more than 16 groups. Think NFS.
I agree here.
Liam J. Foy <email@example.com>