Bug#374457: [Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#374457: passwd: postinstall "install" path does not exist

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Tue Jun 20 06:37:55 UTC 2006

tags  374457 pending

> install)
>     [ "x$2" = "x" ] && shadowconfig on
>     ;;
> esac
> exit 0
> but "install" is not a documented argument to postinst (only preinst
> accepts it).  This seems to have originated with the solution to
> #316219 and/or #319138.  You might just use:
>   [ -z "$2" ] && shadowconfig

Just for the sake of it, I double-checked in the policy and I agree
with you. Running shadowconfig each time the second argument of
postinst is empty guarantees that it will be run only on first
installs of the package.

In short, I'm OK with the patch..:)

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