*BASH User Commands Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Server coreutils
GNU/Linux
CPPW(8)                                                                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,  respec-
       tively.

       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)