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Recommended update for pwdutils

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(Last modified: 05DEC2005)


solutions Recommended update for pwdutils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3516a959a6a35cea1756f7a530e1af08)

Applies to

Package: pwdutils
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10638
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Update if you use splitted NIS groups.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

newgrp contains a workaround which allow people with large groups,
which don't have a clean Linux environment which allows NIS groups larger
then 1024 characters, to use splitted NIS groups.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh pwdutils.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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