PLFS suggested chapter 6 - shadow change of installation

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri May 2 10:38:45 PDT 2003

>From the hint:

* shadow - be sure to issue "touch /usr/bin/passwd" before configuring
           - be sure to perform the "Creating the /var/run/utmp, /var/log/wtmp
             and /var/log/btmp files" commands (from the end of Chapter 6)
             before the shadow package installation

I've seen arguments for the *tmp files before, but why passwd? I don't recall 
a reason for that one.

Gerard Beekmans

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