bin/96248: vipw fail on RO /etc
maxim at macomnet.ru
Mon Apr 24 19:20:18 UTC 2006
The following reply was made to PR bin/96248; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Maxim Konovalov <maxim at macomnet.ru>
To: Alex Kozlov <spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: bin/96248: vipw fail on RO /etc
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 23:16:01 +0400 (MSD)
On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, 21:46+0300, Alex Kozlov wrote:
> 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.
I haven't seen any patches yet but personally don't see much sense in
such subtle mechanism. I believe a simple script could solve the
problem in your environment.
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