On Fri, Dec 22, 2000 at 04:18:32PM +0000, James Raftery wrote:
> The passwd on my RH6.2 box has a --stdin option, so you could feed
> passwords in via a pipe.
Ahh - that'll do nicely. It's getting so keeping up with Linux utility
functionality is a bit like painting the Forth bridge - you read all the
man pages and all of /usr/doc for RH 7.2 just in time for the release of RH
7.3 :-) [further e.g. the recent question about the IP address of a box
using DHCP - who was to know hostname had a -i option, or passwd a --stdin
for that matter - they certainly hadn't whenever I last read the respective
man pages, which in fairness was probably for SunOS 3.5.
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