Subject: Re: passwd in /etc/group
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Liam J. Foy <email@example.com>
Date: 04/12/2006 14:26:30
On 12 Apr 2006, at 14:00, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> On Apr 12, 2:44am, ginsbach@NetBSD.org (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
> | if you are in more than 16 groups. Think NFS.
> Why not use the FreeBSD one?
I don't see anything wrong with it.
Liam J. Foy