In the last episode (Apr 23), David Bear said:
> I have migrated a linux box to freebsd.  I would like to add all the
> user accounts from linux to bsd but the format of /etc/passwd vs
> master.password is problematic.
> what I would like to try is pull out the user id from my old passwd
> file and somehow batchmode add them to my new system.  I can use awk
> to get the old ids.  But is there utility that will accept a list of
> user ids to add to master.password?

The passwd(5) manpage has an awk script at the bottom that will convert
regular passwd to master.passwd format.

        Dan Nelson

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