--- Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 02:31:12PM -0800, Gabor > Esperon wrote: > > I need some function to add a user to the system, > > something like the addpwent implemented in pw(8) > user > > and program but freebsd only have functions like: > > There aren't functions to add user accounts via a C > api in the > standard FreeBSD system libraries. There are > various applications > that will do the job for you -- pw(8) is probably > the best choice -- > and it shouldn't be too hard to fork(2) and > execve(2) it > with an appropriate set of command line arguments.
I am implementing a PAM module that authenticate and create a user on demand according to some parameters and PAM modules not allow file execution. > Or if you know that you're using the local password > file, then you can > write code that locks master.passwd, appends a line > with the correct > data, unlocks it and runs pwd_mkdb(8). Yes I'm using the local password file. Which APIs should i use to implement pwd_mkdb(8)? > Cheers, > > Matthew > > -- > Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. > 26 The Paddocks > > Savill Way > PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey > Marlow > Tel: +44 1628 476614 > Bucks., SL7 1TH UK > > ATTACHMENT part 2 application/pgp-signature ===== Gabor Net/Sys Admin __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free web site building tool. Try it! http://webhosting.yahoo.com/ps/sb/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"