svn commit: r343921 - head/usr.sbin/pw
bcr at FreeBSD.org
Fri Feb 8 22:10:41 UTC 2019
Author: bcr (doc committer)
Date: Fri Feb 8 22:10:40 2019
New Revision: 343921
Add an example to pw.8 about how to add an existing user to a group.
Instead of using pw to modify group membership, users often edit
/etc/group by hand, which is discouraged. Provide an example of
adding a user to the wheel group, which is a common use case.
I'm using a different user here as in the previous example as that
deleted the user (although the examples don't necessarily have to
be followed in order).
Reviewed by: rgrimes,0mp
Approved by: 0mp
MFC after: 3 days
Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D19123
--- head/usr.sbin/pw/pw.8 Fri Feb 8 20:42:49 2019 (r343920)
+++ head/usr.sbin/pw/pw.8 Fri Feb 8 22:10:40 2019 (r343921)
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
-.Dd December 10, 2017
+.Dd February 8, 2019
.Dt PW 8
@@ -978,6 +978,12 @@ pw useradd -n gsmith -c "Glurmo Smith" -s /bin/csh -m
Delete the gsmith user and their home directory, including contents.
.Bd -literal -offset indent
pw userdel -n gsmith -r
+Add the existing user jsmith to the wheel group,
+in addition to the other groups jsmith is already a member of.
+.Bd -literal -offset indent
+pw groupmod wheel -m jsmith
.Sh EXIT STATUS
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