cvs commit: src/etc group master.passwd

Tom Rhodes trhodes at
Thu Jun 9 15:14:44 GMT 2005

On Thu, 09 Jun 2005 08:59:53 -0600 (MDT)
"M. Warner Losh" <imp at> wrote:

> In message: <200506091257.j59CvVNu043268 at>
>             Mark Murray <markm at> writes:
> : "David O'Brien" writes:
> : > > It's not a FreeBSD convention.  If the underscore serves no other
> : > > purpose than satisfying an OpenBSD convention, it should go.
> : > 
> : > Agreed.
> : 
> : Also agreed.
> These user names are coded into the programs we're importing.  As
> such, if we change the names that are used, then we have to change the
> code that references them too.  For _pflogd, this would mean taking
> files off the vendor branches.  For _dhcp, it isn't so bad.  By why
> gratuitously change it?

While I like the idea of removing the underscore, I'm worried
about the potential havoc that could have on future imports.

Would we be creating even more work for those who maintain them
just because the underscores are ``not convention?''

Tom Rhodes

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