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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  copy  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)