bin/96248: vipw fail on RO /etc

Alex Kozlov spam at
Mon Apr 24 18:50:24 UTC 2006

The following reply was made to PR bin/96248; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Alex Kozlov <spam at>
To: Maxim Konovalov <maxim at>
Cc: bug-followup at
Subject: Re: bin/96248: vipw fail on RO /etc
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 21:46:18 +0300

 Hi, Maxim
 No need to touch pw_util.
 Have pw_tmp in one certain place will be nice, but different fs problem...
 Much easier to teach vipw call PAGER if pw_edit fall on RO fs.
 This patch can be accepted? If no, you may close PR.

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