Bug 100424 - Option -e is missing in passwd binary
Option -e is missing in passwd binary
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: passwd (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-07-22 05:44 EDT by Stefan Marquardt
Modified: 2007-03-27 00:08 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-25 08:33:15 EST
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Description Stefan Marquardt 2003-07-22 05:44:22 EDT
Description of problem:

Much users need the -e option.
Users needs to changes his passwd at next login.

This IS in the german manpage of passwd but passwd does not knows this option.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
9.0
How reproducible:
passwd -e user
Option not shown at passwd -?


FORGOTTEN ????


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Actual results:
Error

Expected results:
User needs to change this password at next login

Additional info:
Don't change the manpage, change passwd so it's equal to SUSE Linux and HP-UX.
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2005-03-25 08:33:15 EST
This functionality is handled by chage utility.
Use:
chage -d 0 <user>

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