Subject: Re: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
To: None <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/26/2002 18:01:04
>>FWIW, my reading of POSIX is that newgrp need not have a group password
>>mechanism.  We can declare that passwords are never required for groups in
>>NetBSD, and that users not listed as members of a group can never change to
>The question is, is it good to change the way the BSD execution environment
>works for users? Do you really want to type "newgrp xxx" "newgrp yyy" all
>day? I can't find newgrp in any of the old BSD source trees.

yes, we don't have one, but what problem is that?  does it do
something for anyone that they can't already do?

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