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Re: GECOS expansion

In article <>,
Matthias Scheler  <> wrote:
>       Hello,
>NetBSD's Samba package contains a lot patches (which make updating the
>package very hard) to support GECOS expansion(*).
>I personally think that this is a really useless feature and it should
>be removed because it only creates compatibility problems.
>What do other people think about this?
>       Kind regards
>(*) See description of "&" in the gecos field in passwd(5).

It has been there for ~30 years. How will remving the documentation from
the manual page fix the problem?


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