Bug#364909: [Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#364909: this bug/#364909/useradd: confusion in man page; suggested fix

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Wed May 17 13:37:27 UTC 2006

tags 364909 pending

Quoting Justin Pryzby (justinpryzby at users.sourceforge.net):
> found 364909 1:4.0.15-7
> thanks
> I think one issue remains:
> > +      On Debian, the constraints on the username are loosened:
> > +      Usernames must neither start by a dash ('-') nor contain a
> > colon (':')
> > +      or an end of line ('\n').
> Does this mean that these are the *only* constraints?  If so, it
> should say:
>   the only constraints are that usernames must neither start with a
>   dash ('-') nor contain a colon (':') or an end of line ('\n')".

Thanks for the clear rewrite. I also took this opportunity to move the
patch that does all this in the series of Debian specific patches.

This will be fixed in the soon-to-come 4.0.15-8 release.

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