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copy with locking the given file to the password or group file

see also : vipw - vigr - passwd


cppw [-h] [-s] password_file
[-h] [-s] group_file

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cppw and cpgr will copy, with locking, the given file to /etc/passwd and /etc/group, respectively. With the -s flag, they will copy the shadow versions of those files, /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow, respectively.

With the -h flag, the commands display a short help message and exit silently.

see also

vipw , vigr , group, passwd , shadow, gshadow


cppw and cpgr were written by Stephen Frost, based on vipw and vigr written by Guy Maor.

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