Re: upgrading base-passwd
On Sat, 23 Nov 1996 23:55:00 PST Bruce Perens (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Base-passwd could indeed be improved to merge entries in to an existing
> password file. I think the maintainer (Philippe Troin) could use some
> script help on this - he has his hands full just allocating UIDs and
> GIDs. Guy Maor said he might be able to help with the script, but as
> Debian FTP archive manager he's a busy Guy :-) . Anyone else want to
> give it a try? It's something you need to be _very_ careful with.
> Clobbering some poor user's passwd file would not be appreciated.
I'm working on a prototype for this. More to come with bo !
Thanks for offering help anyways !
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