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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 edit the
       shadow  versions  of  those  files,   /etc/shadow   and   /etc/gshadow,
       respectively.

       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)