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Re: [ISSUE] No support for shadow groups, yet we perpetrate to have it

On Fri, Oct 01, 1999 at 07:44:38PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 02, 1999 at 01:28:53AM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 01, 1999 at 06:53:18PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> > > This may sound silly, but in fact, glibc does not support shadow groups[1]
> > 
> > Indeed. I think we can drop this idea altogether. How many people do use
> > passwords on groups anyway?
> Group passwords are supported, just not shadowable (man getgr{ent,nam}).

Yes, I know. What I meant is shadowing the group file does only make sense
if you actually have passwords in it :)


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