cvs commit: src/lib/libutil login.conf.5

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Thu Feb 24 07:03:56 GMT 2005

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 10:11:59PM +0000, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> trhodes     2005-02-23 22:11:59 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     lib/libutil          login.conf.5 
>   Log:
>   Make it more obvious that cap_mkdb(1) is required to rebuild the database.
>   PR:             76981
>   Submitted by:   Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-bugs-local at>
>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.53      +7 -0      src/lib/libutil/login.conf.5
This should be worded better.  The login.conf.db is optional
(records are accessed through cgetent(3)) and provided solely
to speed up access, but once it exists, it should be rebuilt,
or changes to the plain-text version won't be picked up.  The
same applies to ~/.login_conf.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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