Subject: Re: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/25/2002 18:18:16
Christos Zoulas said:

>Nothing, that is why it was removed. It is actually a security issue to
>resurrect the password field in /etc/group.

And I notice that Solaris 2.6 and 8 don't even provide a specific tool
for supporting passwords in /etc/group.

Rick Kelly