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CPPW(8) System Manager’s Manual CPPW(8)

NAME

cppw, cpgr – copy with locking the given file to the password or group
file

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

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, respec‐
tively.

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

SEE ALSO

vipw(8), vigr(8), group(5), passwd(5), shadow(5), gshadow(5)

AUTHOR

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

7 Apr 2005 CPPW(8)