[tech] whats happened

Adrian Chadd adrian at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Mon Nov 24 12:04:14 WST 2003

On Sat, Nov 22, 2003, Bernard Blackham wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 01:23:21AM +0800, Bernard Blackham wrote:
> >  - removed a bunch of system gids from NIS, as they were clashing
> >    and contained no actual users. pre-change version is in
> >    /var/yp/src/group.presystemripout. I don't *think* this should
> >    break anything, but if it does, just put the offending ones back.
> Oh yeah, the other thing: 
>  - killed morwong's yppasswd and replaced it from one compiled out
>    of debian sources, and hacked the nis init script to match.
>    This unfortunately got rid of the long pause after changing
>    passwords and the infamous "Your password may or may not have
>    been changed" message.

Make sure its a symlink and you have a copy somewhere else.
You might find it replaced by an upgrade.


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