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cppw, cpgr - copy with locking the given file to the password or group file

CPPW(8) System Manager's Manual CPPW(8)

NAME

cppw, cpgr - copy with locking the given file to the password or group file

SYNOPSIS

cppw [-h] [-s] password_file
 
cpgr [-h] [-s] group_file
 

DESCRIPTION

cppw and cpgr will copy, with locking, the given file to /etc/passwd and /etc/group, respectively. With the -s flag, they will copy the shadow versions of those files, /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow, respectively.
 
With the -h flag, the commands display a short help message and exit silently.

SEE ALSO

vipw(8), vigr(8), group(5), passwd(5), shadow(5), gshadow(5)

AUTHOR

cppw and cpgr were written by Stephen Frost, based on vipw and vigr written by Guy Maor.
7 Apr 2005 Debian Sid