Chapter 13 - Programming
Do not use "test" as the name of an executable test file.
test is a shell built-in.
13.1 Where to start
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The next four sections contain sample scripts in different languages for
creating a text file of account information to be added to
/etc/passwd using a batch processor such as the
newusers program. Each script requires as input a file with lines
of the form first_name last_name password. (Actual user home
directories will not be created via these scripts.)