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cppw(8)

7 Apr 2005
Aliases: cpgr(8)

passwd

change and administer password and group data

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.

AUTHOR

cppw and cpgr were written by Stephen Frost, based on vipw and vigr written by Guy Maor.
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