Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb hook script?
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/17/2001 12:48:17
On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:

> Additionnaly, about pwd_mkdb being in /usr/sbin: do we really want to
> need a mounted /usr in order to modify the password databse?

I don't see why not. In single user mode, you don't need passwords. And
if you can't mount /usr, well, that's why we have certain tools on the
root partition and linked statically.

Curt Sampson  <>   917 532 4208
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