Subject: Re: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/26/2002 21:23:37
In article <>,
Tim Bandy <> wrote:
>>>>>> "Christos" == Christos Zoulas <> writes:
>    Christos>  On Apr 26, 11:55am, (Tim Bandy) wrote:
>    Christos> -- Subject: Re: [netbsd]: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
>    Christos> 
>    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.

just #ifdef it out.