[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#450719: Bug#450719: passwd: usermod --append option is not recognized as valid

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Fri Nov 9 17:29:27 UTC 2007

notfound 450719

Quoting Tim Miller Dyck (editor at canadianmennonite.org):
> Package: passwd
> Version: 1:
> Severity: normal
> usermod --append --groups cmstaff editor
> 	gives the usage screen and does not do the change, but
> usermod -a --groups cmstaff editor
> 	works correctly.

I actually can't reproduce this in the version in unstable. The
changelog(s) do not give any cllue about changes affecting this but I
know that here and there long options were'nt working
properly. Perhaps this was fixed but not correctly documented.


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