Subject: Re: passwd in /etc/group
To: Brian Ginsbach <ginsbach@NetBSD.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 04/12/2006 10:28:23
On Apr 12, 2:24pm, ginsbach@NetBSD.org (Brian Ginsbach) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: passwd in /etc/group
| I do. I don't think it does the right thing for newgrp -l.
| Nor I am I convinced that it needs to be as complicated as it
| is currently.
| On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 10:59:31AM +0100, Liam J. Foy wrote:
| > What was wrong with FreeBSDs version of newgrp?
| I started a my version before I knew FreeBSD had one. After I took
| at look at FreeBSDs I'm not convinced that it always does the right
It is probably easier to test and possibly fix, than to re-write from
scratch. Our current authentication code for login/su/ftp/ssh/ is
very similar to FreeBSD's and it would be helpful to keep things that
way for newgrp (unless of course there is a compelling reason not to).