Subject: Re: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
To: None <>
From: Tim Bandy <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/26/2002 13:15:59
>>>>> "Christos" == Christos Zoulas <> writes:
    Christos>  On Apr 26, 11:55am, (Tim Bandy) wrote:
    Christos> -- Subject: Re: [netbsd]: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
    Christos> Tim, that still does not mean that newgrp(1) will not be
    Christos> re-surrected.  What it means is that the password
    Christos> feature of it will not be resurrected.  I think a
    Christos> utility to switch primary groups is probably needed
    Christos> anyway, and according to POSIX newgrp should be there (I
    Christos> have not checked, that's what other people said).

Great.  I'll work on this some more, then.  I'll just rip out the
group passwd checking bit.  I'd hate to write something which posed a
security risk.

    Christos> As far as reading PR's and trying to fix them, that is a
    Christos> great contribution :-)
    Christos> christos

Terrific :)

Tim Bandy (

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