On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 02:10:25PM +0000, Matthew Seaman typed: > > Yes, quite. Your login credentials are established when you login to > the system and only then -- that's when the limits of what you're > authorized to do are set, which includes amongst other things which > groups you're a member of. So you have to log out and back in again > to pick up any changes to /etc/master.passwd or /etc/group.
Actually, when there's a change in /etc/group, you can use "newgrp <groupname>" to add the new group to your credentials without logging in again. It's not exactly the same, but it does the work. Ruben _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"