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Copy with locking the given file to the password or group file.

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7 Apr 2005
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, respectively. 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)
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cppw(8) referred by cpgr(8)
refer to group(5) | gshadow(5) | passwd(5) | shadow(5) | vipw(8)