[CentOS] Re: /etc/passwd.rpmnew changes "x" to "*"

Matt Seitz (matseitz) matseitz at cisco.com
Mon Jun 30 18:35:17 UTC 2008

[I forgot to changed the "digest" subject the first time I sent this.  Resending with the correct subject.]

> From: Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>
> In this case you DO NOT want to integrate these changes 
> This issue was caused in CentOS-4 (a /etc/passwd.rpmnew file) 
> due to an 
> update to the "setup" rpm in March ... and in this case, you can 
> remove/ignore that file.

Thank you for explaining all of this.  Is this issue documented somewhere?

Matt Seitz
Manager, File System Virtualization
Cisco Systems, Inc.
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