Bug#355268: [Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#355268: passwd: config script report errors when root user is disabled

Alexander Gattin xrgtn at yandex.ru
Sat Mar 4 23:17:13 UTC 2006

On Sat, Mar 04, 2006 at 07:08:20PM +0100, Nicolas François wrote:
> Your patch also makes root_password to return 0 when the /etc/passwd
> passwd is set to ! (and it does not check if the /etc/shadow passwd is set
> to !). What is it used for?

Please ignore my previous comments WRT this issue. Now
I see this is just treating disabled root account as
account without password (which is not intended
behaviour BTW).

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