From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [COFF] [TUHS] Will someone please explain the history and usage of gpasswd / newgrp / sg? Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 13:17:09 -0700 [thread overview] Message-ID: <202111152017.1AFKH9Om032644@freefriends.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <CAC20D2N5XpHDXVu9kEdEC8i2ex0SOrBpma6gPYzAxJRUMrwFAg@mail.gmail.com> Clem Cole <email@example.com> wrote: > I'm sure it was used in many other ways, but that was certainly one scheme > we used at UCB when wnj added them. Again check the 4.2 docs, where the > BSD group scheme is explained. This did seem useful and System V picked > it up also fairly soon after BSD released it to the world, and fortunately > did not change the BSD semantics. Not so soon, really. The new group scheme was widely released with 4.2 BSD (~ 1983). System V didn't pick up multiple groups until System V Release 4, circa 1989. Arnold _______________________________________________ COFF mailing list COFF@minnie.tuhs.org https://minnie.tuhs.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/coff
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-11-15 22:24 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-11-15 16:11 [COFF] " Grant Taylor via COFF 2021-11-15 16:26 ` Arrigo Triulzi via COFF 2021-11-15 18:29 ` Clem Cole [not found] ` <CAEdTPBeNo-4vEVxxMzDTL_YYWvPb9VgMGTJBs7RaQhcDeJzeAg@mail.gmail.com> 2021-11-15 18:51 ` [COFF] [TUHS] " Clem Cole 2021-11-15 18:54 ` Warner Losh 2021-11-15 18:56 ` Clem Cole 2021-11-15 20:17 ` arnold [this message] 2021-11-15 21:37 ` Clem Cole
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