CPPW(8) System Manager's Manual CPPW(8)
cppw, cpgr - copy with locking the given file to the password or group
cppw [-h] [-s] password_file
cpgr [-h] [-s] group_file
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-
With the -h flag, the commands display a short help message and exit
vipw(8), vigr(8), group(5), passwd(5), shadow(5), gshadow(5)
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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