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GROUPINFO(8)              BSD System Manager's Manual             GROUPINFO(8)

NAME
     groupinfo -- displays group information

SYNOPSIS
     groupinfo [-ev] group

DESCRIPTION
     The groupinfo utility retrieves the group information from the system.

     The following command line options are recognised:

     -e      return 0 if the group exists, and non-zero if the group does not
             exist, on the system. No information is displayed. This form of
             the command is useful for scripts which need to check whether a
             particular group name or gid is already in use on the system.

     -v      perform any actions in a verbose manner.

     The group argument may either be a group's name, or a gid.

     The groupinfo utility exits 0 if the group name or gid exists, and non-
     zero if it does not.

FILES
     /etc/usermgmt.conf

SEE ALSO
     passwd(5)

HISTORY
     The groupinfo utility first appeared in NetBSD 1.5.  It is based on the
     addnerd package by the same author.

AUTHORS
     The groupinfo utility was written by Alistair G. Crooks <agcATNetBSD.org>.

BSD                            November 30, 1999                           BSD