Re: DB and password, group files --> use only *.db
On Tue, Jul 13, 1999 at 06:26:15PM +0200, Fabien Salvi wrote:
> It is possible, using the Makefile in /var/db to replace the password
> file by the /var/db/passwd.db (idem for group.db, protocols.db,
> services.db, shadow.db and rpc.db).
> It works fine, but how can we directly make user in these db files ?
> There is a passwd DB on cpan perl, but we can't manage to use it.
> Is someone know if there is something on that somewhere ??
> Thanks it advance for your help :-)
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Look at /usr/sbin/adduser
It's a perl script that does what you want, so steal the code ;-)
Another benefit of developing under an open source operating system :-)
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