Subject: Re: passwd file update functions
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Jaromír Dolecek <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/20/2000 16:36:00
Matthias Scheler wrote:
> the passwd file update functions in "libutil" don't support using a
> directory other than "/etc" for the password database. I would like
> to add a new function "pw_prefix(3)" which can be used to set the
> prefix. This function could e.g. be used to enhance "vipw" and
> "rpc.yppasswdd" to work with directories != "/etc".
> Opinions?

Sounds good.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, damn!  @@@@