[arch-general] dbus update - /etc/passwd merge question

Neil Perry nperry at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 09:04:00 EST 2012

On 13 December 2012 13:52, Robbie Smith <zoqaeski at gmail.com> wrote:

> vipw and vigr don't seem to do anything for me. It doesn't matter what
> changes I make, they both report that nothing was changed.
> # vipw
> (Makes changes in $EDITOR, writes and quits)
> vipw: no changes made
> vipw: /etc/passwd unchanged
> ?

I believe vipw and vigr will launch the file in using $EDITOR. Once you
have made changes it will sanity check in a sandbox style before saving to
the 'production' file.

Correct me if I'm wrong please.


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