[Samba] editing important files with running samba

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Jan 15 02:43:44 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 19:28, kent E. wrote:

> advice on how to properly edit things.. 
make a backup first - if you have to ask, you clearly don't know what
you're doing.

/etc/group and /etc/passwd aren't designed to look pretty. They are
designed for fast parsing for the necessary information.

Learn to trust the wisdom of the planners of the Unix system structure
and design - a lot and lot of people that can think rings around me
created it.


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