Bug 17036 - missing description for -p in man page
missing description for -p in man page
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: shadow-utils (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-08-28 10:41 EDT by Michael Redinger
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-28 10:42:13 EDT
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Description Michael Redinger 2000-08-28 10:41:29 EDT
The useradd says:
-p passwd
The encrypted password, as returned by crypt(3).

This should probably also include a note that, if MD5 passwords are
enabled, you can also specify a MD password here.
Comment 1 Michael Redinger 2000-08-28 10:42:10 EDT
Should read:
The useradd _man page_ ...
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-08-30 07:59:05 EDT
Fixed in 20000826-1.

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