[Mailman-Users] FreeBSD 5.1, Python 2.1.3, Mailman 2.1.2 Install

Vivek Khera khera at kcilink.com
Tue Jun 17 05:27:17 CEST 2003

>>>>> "CA" == Christopher Allen <[BigFatPipe.Net]" <cra at bigfatpipe.net>> writes:

>> is to use the vipw command.  You can also add users using the pw
>> program.

CA> Actually, editing the /etc/master.passwd then rebuiding the DB is an okay
CA> route to go.  Issuing the command:

CA> /usr/sbin/pwd_mkdb /etc/master.passwd

Don't forget file locking to prevent any other program from editing
the user database at the same time...  vipw handles that too.  Like I
said, the one true way is to use vipw (or its relatives).  It can even
be scripted...

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