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Re: nis problem?

templin@bucknell.edu said:
> The YP password has not been changed on epage. adduser: `passwd bingo'
> returned error code 256.  Aborting. Cleaning up. Removing directory `/
> home/bingo' Removing user `bingo'.

> I'm guessing that the old YP password is <null>.  Any suggestions from
> the peanut gallery? 

Do you have passwd linked to yppasswd? In that case, try calling the old 
passwd binary from the adduser script - this should be in a couple of 
&systemcalls. Calls to chfn and chsh might need patching, too.

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