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NETGROUP_MKDB(8)        OpenBSD System Manager's Manual       NETGROUP_MKDB(8)

NAME
     netgroup_mkdb - generate the netgroup databases

SYNOPSIS
     netgroup_mkdb [-o database] [file]

DESCRIPTION
     netgroup_mkdb creates db(3) style databases for the specified file.  If
     no file is specified, /etc/netgroup is used.  These databases are then
     installed into /etc/netgroup.db.  The file must be in the correct format
     (see netgroup(5)).

     The options are as follows:

     -o database
             Put the output databases in the named file.

     The databases are used by the C library netgroup routines (see
     getnetgrent(3)).

     netgroup_mkdb exits zero on success, non-zero on failure.

FILES
     /etc/netgroup.db          current netgroup database
     /etc/netgroup.db.tmp      a temporary file
     /etc/netgroup             current netgroup file

SEE ALSO
     db(3), getnetgrent(3), netgroup(5)

BUGS
     Because netgroup_mkdb guarantees not to install a partial destination
     file it must build a temporary file in the same file system and if suc-
     cessful use rename(2) to install over the destination file.

     If netgroup_mkdb fails it will leave the previous version of the destina-
     tion file intact.

OpenBSD 3.6                    February 3, 1994                              1