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Re: suggestion for cygutils - usermod (was Re: howto change homepath in /etc/passwd)
Christopher Faylor wrote:
The below message suggests that maybe we should have a usermod program
in cygwin. It should probably be in cygutils, I suspect.
Anyone willing to investigate the linux version of usermod and submit it
to cygutils (assuming Chuck agrees)?
cygutils contains several utilities from util-linux. The userfoo tools
are normally found in the 'shadow-utils' package on RPM-based linux systems.
I'm not sure if the userfoo commands belong in cygutils -- or in a
package of their own, as Igor suggests. I'll go with whatever the
community decides -- but right now, it's a moot point. I haven't seen
If anyone is interested in sending me a patch to incorporate the userfoo
tools into cygutils, see /usr/src/doc/cygutils-1.1.3/HOW-TO-CONTRIBUTE
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