Password aging in passwd, differing chfn implementations

Christopher Yeoh cyeoh at
Mon Feb 25 17:46:03 PST 2002

At 2002/2/25 20:35-0500  Matt Wilson writes:
> Two things:
> It looks as though the passwd(1) section of the LSB was written
> against shadow-utils passwd.  


> There are two competing implementations: util-linux chfn and
> shadow-utils chfn.  

Thats correct. At the 2001 NY LSB Workgroup meeting it was agreed that
where there was a conflict between a command implemented by util-linux
and shadow-utils the shadow-utils version would be used.


cyeoh at
IBM OzLabs Linux Development Group
Canberra, Australia

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