Subject: Re: passwd in /etc/group
To: Brian Ginsbach <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/12/2006 09:00:52
On Apr 12,  2:44am, (Brian Ginsbach) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: passwd in /etc/group

| 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.
| I don't agree that newgrp is not particularly useful.  It can be useful
| if you are in more than 16 groups.  Think NFS.

Why not use the FreeBSD one?