SUMMARY update NIS passwd

From: Olivier MARCE (
Date: Thu Feb 25 1993 - 12:11:39 CST

My initial pb was to immediatly update NIS passwd in the adduser script to can use
the chown command on the new directory created.

Like I thought, it was both a FAQ and a result of my brain weakness

The first answer is to use the $uid rather than the $uname in the chown...of course.
Simple but efficient, but doesn't answer to the need of immediat update.

The real answer is to just use 'make' (rather than 'make passwd') in the scripts, more
exactly, use 'make passwd netid'.

Thanks for the answers

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