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Old 10-10-2001
Few script questions

Hi all,
Just two quick questions about writting some scripts.

The script I am writting has to be able to add users. Well I can work out the commands I need to put in for the user to be added. But how would I need to do to set the password for that user. Keeping in mind the script will be run from root.

Also where would I be able to find some good texts on pkgmk. I've found a few but not the best ones. Yes I have also got the 'man pkgmk' one.

Thanks in advance for the help given.

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Old 10-10-2001
use sed to rewrite the shadow file.

Or u can use perl. I am rather new to perl so i can not give u any examples. but i am sure w/ perl it would be a few lines to do what you need.
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