[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#588492: clarify vipd warning

jidanni at jidanni.org jidanni at jidanni.org
Fri Jul 9 02:32:32 UTC 2010

Package: passwd
Version: 1:
Severity: wishlist
File: /usr/sbin/vipw

This message,

  # vipw
  You have modified /etc/passwd.
  You may need to modify /etc/shadow for consistency.
  Please use the command 'vipw -s' to do so.

Should add: ...only if you altered the following fields: ....
            If you only altered the user's name, ...,  then there is no need
            to bother.

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