[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#443264: Bug#443264: closed by Nicolas Fran??ois <nicolas.francois at centraliens.net> (Re: Bug#443264: passwd: useradd ignores default group and creates usergroups instead)

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Sat Sep 22 08:39:17 UTC 2007

Quoting CaT (cat at zip.com.au):

> Would it be possible to modify this slightly to say that if a GROUP=
> line is given in the configuration file then -n is implied and that is
> used, otherwise make a new one? It seems to me to be slightly better
> behaviour as it, at least to me, easily follows from the actual act of
> setting a single, solid group.

I have mitigated feelings about a setting in the "configuration file"
to change the default setting of the program switches.

As such, your proposal is an interesting compromise, yes. However, I
wouldn't like to introduce confusion in the use of the software.

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